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Friends of Acadia Journal

A Magazine about Acadia National Park and Surrounding Communities
Fall 2014 – Volume 19 No. 2

The paper edition of the fall 2014 Journal is at the printer, and we’ll be rolling out the online edition over the next few weeks. Stay tuned!

The Friends of Acadia Journal is published three times a year. With features about Acadia National Park’s history, resources, and programs, news about Friends of Acadia’s projects and activities, and information about how to get involved, the Friends of Acadia Journal is a great way to stay connected to Acadia National Park, all year long. Membership in Friends of Acadia includes a subscription to the Journal.   Join Now »



• Acadia Quest/Uniquely Acadia: Exploring the places that make Acadia so special | Paige Steele
• Friends of Acadia Celebrates Five Million Island Explorer Riders: Many records and milestones in 2014 | Stephanie Clement
• Old Roads to New Trails: Inaugurating a new connector in Otter Creek | Julia Walker Thomas and Aimee Beal Church
Preserving a Resilient Acadia: A watershed-based approach | Abe Miller-Rushing, Becky Cole-Will, and David Manski
A Ten-Bridge Summer: A special assignment for a dedicated volunteer | Mark Munsell
Migration Is for the Birds: Watch for feathered friends in Acadia this fall | Rich MacDonald
Why I’m a Friend of Acadia: Living on Beauty | Susannah Jones

Activities and Departments:

• President’s Message: Acadia’s Excellence
Superintendent’s View: Fostering Stewardship and Promoting Science Literacy
• Special Person: Doug Monteith
• Where in Acadia?
• Advocacy Corner: Working Together for National Parks
Chairman’s Letter: Reflection and Foresight


Cover Photograph: Otter Cove at low tide by Tom Blagden