conservation

Puffins of Petit Manan

Atlantic puffins are nesting just a short boat cruise from Schoodic Institute.  We are offering a special guided program package that includes dinner and breakfast, an after dinner slide presentation, an optional morning bird walk, and a 3 hour cruise to see puffins and their neighboring nesting birds at Petit Manan Island. Join Seth Benz, Schoodic

Brown Bag: Maine’s Deer Habitat

Wildlife Biologist Joe Wiley has been managing deer and wildlife habitat in Maine and the Northeastern US for 50 years. He presents at our Brown Bag Lunch,  Thursday, November 15, 2018 at Noon – 1PM. Follow signs on campus! No registration needed. Bring your lunch.

Brown Bag: Community Action Toward Energy Independence

With the goal of making Mount Desert Island energy independent by 2030, A Climate to Thrive (ACTT) has catalyzed a renewable renaissance on MDI and recently won a grant to extend its vision to the State House. Learn about how this start-up non-profit doubled solar capacity on MDI with 76 new solar installs in 2017,

Guest Blog: Migration Watch from Schoodic Point

  Guest Blog by Earl Johnson Now I’ve never been exactly what you’d call a morning person, but five days a week, I crawl out of my bed (or camper or sleeping bag as is sometimes the case), and find my way to Schoodic Point half an hour before the sun comes up.  Technically I

Lessons from the Great Conservationists of the Past

Schoodic Institute invites the public to a free public lecture by Dr. Larry A. Nielsen, Professor Emeritus, North Carolina State University, on August 21, 2018. These are stressful times for conservationists, in Maine and elsewhere. Is Katahdin Wood and Waters National Monument in jeopardy, like those in the West? Are Maine’s beautiful shorelines threatened by

Sonic Sea – Emmy award winning film at The Grand Theater

Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park will host a screening of Sonic Sea, a documentary film that explores the issue of oceanic noise pollution caused by intense military and industrial pursuits and its devastating effects on whales and other marine life around the world. Sonic Sea, which won two Emmy awards in 2017, will be

Lessons from the Great Conservationists of the Past

Schoodic Institute is pleased to welcome Dr. Larry A Nielsen to campus, Tuesday, August 21, 2018. Dr. Nielsen’s presentation is entitled ‘Lessons from the Great Conservationists of the Past’ and is offered free and opened to the public. The program begins at 7:00 PM in Moore Auditorium on the Institute campus. Nielsen’s book, “Nature’s Allies”