Fifty years of counting birds on New Year’s Day

By Catherine Schmitt, Science Communication Specialist Two-thousand nineteen dawned gray and windy, after an overnight storm of snow, sleet and rain. At nine a.m. it was raining and 39 degrees at Schoodic Point. Northeast winds piled crashing pale-green waves against the rocks, throwing mist and spindrift into the air. In places the shore was covered

Schoodic Point SeaWatch

Are you an early riser? Head in to Acadia National Park – Schoodic Point and watch for migratory waterbirds. Drop-in from sunrise until 9:30 AM beginning September 16, through November 17, 2017. Daily barring inclement weather. Bring binoculars. Dress for the weather. No registration required.