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Second Century Stewardship at the Ecological Society of America

Second Century Stewardship staff and fellows recently participated in the Ecological Society of America‚Äôs annual meeting in Louisville, Kentucky. The gathering of some 3,000 participants was an opportunity to share Second Century Stewardship research and promote #ParkScience. Staff from SCS partners Schoodic Institute and the National Park Service hosted two workshops to help scientists communicate […]

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Learning to communicate park science

In July, we gathered the 2018 and 2019 Second Century Stewardship fellows with National Park Service and Schoodic Institute staff, Acadia Teacher Fellows, and partners for 2.5 days of science communication training. With more than 3,000 research permits granted each year and an extensive history of scientific inquiry, the national parks are a place where […]

Research focus: How climate change will change Acadia

Second Century Stewardship research is featured on the front page of this week’s Mount Desert Islander newspaper. “The centerpiece of the initiative is a fellowship program that each year brings three early career scientists to Acadia to study some of the ways that climate change is likely to affect – or is already affecting – […]

Second Century Stewardship awards 2019 fellowships for research in Acadia National Park

Three scientists have been awarded fellowships to conduct research in Acadia National Park as part of Second Century Stewardship, an initiative of the National Park Service and Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park. Second Century Stewardship was launched in 2016 upon the centennial of the National Park Service to provide high quality scientific research for […]

Catherine Schmitt Named Science Communication Specialist

Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park is pleased to announce the appointment of Catherine Schmitt as Science Communication Specialist. In this new role at Schoodic Institute, Schmitt will communicate the work of Schoodic Institute scientific staff and Second Century Stewardship research fellows, as well as research in Acadia National Park, past and present. Schmitt has […]

ANP Science Symposium 2018

The Acadia National Park Science Symposium was held on Saturday, October 20, 2018. Over 100 people attended the event held at The College of the Atlantic – many being students with an interest in research and science in Acadia National Park. A special session focused on the Second Century Stewardship program. Five SCS fellows took […]