Northern White Cedar

Some things are so familiar, so common, that they are often overlooked. Such is the case with northern white cedar…

A new age of barnacles

Do you know where you belong? How do you decide to “settle down” and make a home? For answers, consider…

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.…