Night-sky research in Acadia helps researchers better understand lighting systems from social and biological perspectives.
The monitoring buoy in Jordan Pond gathers data that helps inform the park’s resource protection efforts.
Invasive hemlock woolly adelgids are endangering eastern hemlocks and the ecosystems that rely on them.
Mariah Reading creates impressionist paintings on trash to educate on the harms of pollution and climate change.
A reimagined Acadia Youth Conservation Corps gives participants diverse experience working alongside multiple divisions of the park.
Park Guide Katherine Strain is one of the helpful and information-filled staff who answer questions and point park visitors in the right direction (sometimes literally).
The Acadia Teacher Fellows program gives educators tools to cultivate outdoor classrooms.
After 35 years with the National Park Service—most of it as
Trails Foreman—Gary Stellpflug knows just about every inch
of Acadia’s 155-mile trail system.
A new accessible carriage was added to the fleet of carriages used by park concessionaire, Carriages of Acadia, for tours in the park.