Tag Archives: conservation

Brown Bag: Birds, trees, and seaweed: What studying history might tell us about the future

Long-term data are imperative to understanding the ecosystems of Acadia and how they are changing over time. On Thursday, November 21, 2019, the Schoodic Institute Science and Education team shares stories of historical studies from the sea, land, and air and their work at Schoodic Institute. Bring your questions for the Q&A session and help […]

Earthwatch – Climate Change: Sea to Trees at Acadia National Park Team 3

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 […]

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 Institute’s […]

Convergence 2018: The Economic & Biodiversity Values of Conservation in Downeast Maine

CONVERGENCE 2018 The Economic and Biodiversity Values of Conservation in Downeast Maine Friday, November 2, 9:00 – 3:00 • Moore Auditorium, Schoodic Institute campus, Winter Harbor Maine. A day to share two new tools developed by DCN and partners – “The Value of Conserved Lands in Downeast Maine” economic study and the Biodiversity Resiliency Mapping […]

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” […]