Cycles of snow and brush

Somewhere right now, in the dense spruce-fir forest of northern Maine, a wild cat is stalking a white hare. The…

Wabanaki science in Acadia

The Wabanaki, People of the Dawn—the Maliseet, Micmac, Passamaquoddy, and Penobscot—have lived in the Acadia region since time immemorial. Through…

Island Forests

Maine island forests share many characteristics with the great North Woods that stretch across the northern tier of the continent.…

The alewives are running

Maine, mid-May: abundant, explosive, pulsing with life and color. In streams and rivers still or again connected to the sea,…

A Summer of Science and Wonder

On April 19, 2021, the Mount Desert Island Historical Society launches a year-long celebration of citizen science inspired by the…