Category: Feature

David Rockefeller passes away at 101

David Rockefeller passes away at 101

All of us at Friends of Acadia are mourning the loss of a great friend of this park and this organization, David Rockefeller, who passed away peacefully last night at his home in NY at age 101. As we extend our sympathies to his family and his many friends throughout our community, we also celebrate… Read more »

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Acoustic Ecology and the Acadia Soundscapes

Acoustic Ecology and the Acadia Soundscapes

From the Fall/Winter 2016 Friends of Acadia Journal By Frederick Bianchi We live in a culture dominated by the visual. An estimated 90 percent of information transmitted to the brain is visual, some 10 percent of all of the photos ever taken throughout history have occurred in the last 12 months, and there is a… Read more »

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Where Science, Nature, and Beauty Co-Mingle

Where Science, Nature, and Beauty Co-Mingle

From the Fall/Winter 2016 Friends of Acadia Journal By Natalie Overton On an overcast Monday in July, I found myself in the passenger seat of a National Park Service vehicle, contemplating the brown fuzzy dice swinging from the rearview mirror. A personal touch, I suppose. Sam, project leader and designated driver, flipped on the turn… Read more »

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A Lead Gift for Youth at Acadia

A Lead Gift for Youth at Acadia

From the Fall/Winter 2016 Friends of Acadia Journal | One of Friends of Acadia’s goals for this centennial year has been to “inspire Acadia’s future.” A historic gift from the Diana Davis Spencer Foundation to the Tomorrow’s Stewards pillar of FOA’s Second Century Campaign will do just that…

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Healthy Forests Are Messy Forests!

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 Temperate Network (NETN), I have spent that past 10 years monitoring forest health in national parks across the eastern US, with much of my time spent in Acadia National Park. Information gathered through monitoring… Read more »

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