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“100 Words for Acadia” Writing Contest Opens September 1

“100 Words for Acadia” Writing Contest Opens September 1

Bar Harbor, Maine —  Friends of Acadia, Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance, and Down East Magazine recently announced a flash writing contest that celebrates Acadia National Park’s 100th birthday. “We welcome submissions from both adults and children, and will award prizes in both categories,” said Joshua Bodwell, executive director of the Maine Writers & Publishers… Read more »

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Acadia’s ‘Friends’ steadfast for 30 years

Acadia’s ‘Friends’ steadfast for 30 years

From the Mount Desert Islander — While the needs Friends of Acadia (FOA) addressed in its first 25 years involved successful and compelling initiatives – the Island Explorer, Carriage Road Restoration project and Acadia Trials Forever – the challenges now are less tangible and more societal,

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FOA honors Horner, Russell

FOA honors Horner, Russell

From the Mount Desert Islander — Cookie Horner and Jack Russell received the Marianne Edwards award, FOA’s highest award, for their efforts in spearheading the Acadia Centennial task force

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