Acadia’s forests, lakes, and coasts are being altered through land use, pollution, over-tourism, invasive species, and climate change.
Invasive hemlock woolly adelgids are endangering eastern hemlocks and the ecosystems that rely on them.
Acadia National Park continues the long-running effort to restore the Cadillac Mountain summit.
Wild Acadia, a joint program of FOA and ANP focused on park natural resources since 2014, has established a firm foundation for understanding trends and restoring ecological resiliency in key watersheds in Acadia National Park.
Changes in climate, when combined with other environmental changes like pollution and invasive species, have altered the park’s forests, lakes, and coasts forever.
June Storm Caused Extensive Damage To 10 Miles of Acadia’s 45-mile Carriage Road System
Spring starts flirtatiously in Acadia. Thoreau described the dynamic this way: “The first pleasant days of spring come out like a squirrel and go in again.”