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April 2019

Plant Communities Facing Climate Change: Species Loss and Spring Phenology in Acadia National Park

April 25 @ 4:10 pm - 5:30 pm
College of the Atlantic, 105 Eden Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
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Conservation scientist Caitlin McDonough MacKenzie, Ph.D. explores how plants are adapting to climate change in Acadia National Park and beyond at the College of the Atlantic Human Ecology Forum.

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August 2019

Winged Migration Bird Tour I

August 16 @ 8:00 am - August 20 @ 5:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atturbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693-0277 United States
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This tour will spend two nights at the Schoodic Institute surrounded by the mainland portion of Acadia National Park. From here, day trips will venture offshore for pelagic birds and whales, and probe the coastline for a great variety of foraging songbirds. Then, headquarters will shift to the Eastland Motel in Lubec for two nights. This motel is so ideally located, it sits within 15 minutes of Quoddy Head State Park, the South Lubec Sand Flats, Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge, Maine Coast Heritage Trust trails…

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Brown Bag: Blueberries and Bees

August 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Moore Auditorium, Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, Acadia Dr.
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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Both native and honey bees are critical for wild blueberry production. On Thursday, August 16, 2019 at 12 noon, Lily Calderwood, PhD, Extension Wild Blueberry Specialist and Assistant Professor of Horticulture, University of Maine will talk about the role of pollinators in the wild blueberry ecosystem. Learn how to distinguish a honey bee from a native bee, and how to conduct your own bee counts in the field or garden. No registration necessary. Meets in Moore Auditorium on the Institute…

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September 2019

Earthwatch – Climate Change: Sea to Trees at Acadia National Park Team 6

September 8 @ 8:00 am - September 14 @ 5:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atturbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693-0277 United States
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Help keep Acadia National Park healthy for the animals that call it home and the millions of people who come to visit it each year. The granite mountains and craggy coasts of the islands that make up Acadia are famous for their beauty and their wildlife. This is classic, unspoiled New England. Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, our partner, is based near the tip of Schoodic Point, feet away from the crashing surf. Acadia is on a bird “superhighway,”…

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