Acadia’s forests, lakes, and coasts are being altered through land use, pollution, over-tourism, invasive species, and climate change.
The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023 brought about several good things for Acadia and the National Park Service.
The monitoring buoy in Jordan Pond gathers data that helps inform the park’s resource protection efforts.
Mariah Reading creates impressionist paintings on trash to educate on the harms of pollution and climate change.
Friends of Acadia and allies have engaged in a multi-year effort to prevent American Aquafarms from securing two 60-acre leases in Frenchman Bay— near Bald Rock and Long Porcupine Island—where they intend to raise up to 66 million pounds of salmon annually.
Every spring, a high-resolution monitoring buoy is launched in Jordan Pond for data collection.
Acadia National Park continues the long-running effort to restore the Cadillac Mountain summit.
The Importance of Fostering Environmental Stewardship in the Next Generation
Acadia National Park will receive federal funds for two crucial environmental projects in the park over the next two years.
Early on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, rain began to fall. It had been hot, and the warm air held a lot of moisture. Inches of rain fell within a few hours.