Defending Acadia Against Industrial-Scale Aquaculture

Friends of Acadia recently authored an opinion piece titled: Defending Acadia Against Industrial-Scale Aquaculture published in the Maine Sunday Telegram. The piece expressed concerns about the 60-acre salmon farms that American Aquafarms has proposed near Long Porcupine Island and Bald Rock in Frenchman Bay…
September 14, 2021

National Mask Requirement implemented by Park Service

AUGUST 16, 2021. The National Park Service received updated masking requirements on August 16. Currently, in Hancock County, the transmission rate has been sustained at a substantial level. In response, Acadia National Park has required all staff and visitors to wear masks in buildings owned and operated by the federal government and have reduced building occupancies. (read more)
August 17, 2021


32nd Benefit a Sustaining Success!

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 32nd Annual Benefit. We are truly honored and impressed by the generosity of all those who love and want to help preserve and sustain the natural wonder of this special place – Acadia National Park. A highlight of every Benefit is the Paddle Raise. Proceeds from the 2021 Paddle Raise are helping to fund Greening Acadia: Advancing Sustainability in the Park. (read more & donate to Greening Acadia)


Friends of Acadia’s effective mix of private philanthropy, volunteerism, innovative leadership, and strong partnership benefits Acadia National Park’s most critical needs:

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My Acadia 2020

We asked you to share your favorite Acadia memories using #MyAcadiaStory. We gathered these photos and stories as part of 2020’s…
December 10, 2020

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