Healthy Forests Are Messy Forests!

By Kate Miller From the Summer 2016 Friends of Acadia Journal As a forest ecologist with the National Park Service’s Northeast…
September 30, 2016

America’s Best Idea: Film Screening and Q&A with Dayton Duncan to Celebrate Acadia Centennial

“Acadia was the first national park east of the Mississippi, and the first ever created from land donated to the nation by private citizens,” Mr. Duncan said about the upcoming event, “beginning a tradition of philanthropy and the parks that continues to this day. It’s an inspiring story about an inspiring and beautiful place, and I’m looking forward to being back in Acadia to help celebrate its centennial.”
September 20, 2016



Take Pride in Acadia Day

Saturday, November 5 – Each fall, up to 500 volunteers work together to prepare Acadia’s beloved carriage roads for winter. A great opportunity to get outside in the autumn air with friends and family!

The Acadia Centennial in 2016

When: All year long! Where: Acadia National Park, in the surrounding communities, and throughout Maine Who: Everyone who lives here and…


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