Sierra Magazine Reports on Schoodic Institute Forest Research

  “We are working with forests at Schoodic Institute to understand how climate change will affect trees, and what measures we can take to foster healthy forests in the future,” said Schoodic Institute’s Director of Science, Dr. Nick Fisichelli in response to a recent story by Madeline Ostrander of Sierra Magazine. The article published this

National Junior Ranger Day

Celebrate spring with a field day full of free, family activities and events. National Jr. Ranger and International Bird Day are geared toward children ages 12 and under and accompanied by an adult. Rain or Shine! Begin the adventure at Eliot Hall on the Schoodic institute campus. Explore the forest and be a salamander sleuth,

Adapting resource management to climate change – multiple methods for multiple futures

Climate change is complex and includes both directional changes (e.g., warming temperatures) and uncertainties (e.g., storm events). Thus, management planning and response must assess multiple potential future events and trends. Recent research in the journal Climate Risk Management and co-authored by Schoodic Institute Director of Forest Ecology, Nicholas Fisichelli, examines the use of qualitative scenario planning

National Jr. Ranger Day – International Migratory Bird Day

Celebrate spring with a field day full of family activities and events on the Schoodic Institute campus, May 20, 2017. National Jr. Ranger & International Migratory Bird Day are geared towards children ages 12 and under, accompanied by an adult. No registration required! Rain or Shine! Start at Eliot Hall, on the Schoodic Institute Campus. Free

Park Science Day: Film Screening

UPDATED: Event previously listed as 7:30 PM – Time to be announced – expected to be at 9 pm. Join us at Blackwoods, Seawall, and Schoodic Woods amphitheaters for the debut screenings of David Shaw’s new film highlighting science at Acadia National Park.  

Park Science Day: Nature Center Ribbon Cutting

National parks are living laboratories and vital settings for scientists to investigate how our world works. Acadia National Park scientists and naturalists will host over a dozen interactive stations, and a ribbon cutting ceremony will take place to debut the new Nature Center exhibits. Special event parking at Jackson Lab with shuttle provided. Handicapped-accessible parking