Category Acadia National Park

Affirmation Acadia

Here is a story from the archives, first published story about the first trail hiked in Acadia after first moving to Maine fifteen years ago this August. These moments climbing the Precipice Trail are as vivid as they first were, and the affirmation has only strengthened. Publishing in Friends of Acadia Journal was special then, […]

Art Meets Science on Mount Desert Island

As part of the Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory’s Art Meets Science Cafe series, I presented a history of artists and scientists working together on Mount Desert Island. Focused primarily on the art and artists accompanying scientists in the nineteenth and very early twentieth century, the talk provided a chronology of scientific work in Acadia […]

Historic Acadia National Park

Celebrate the new book, published by Lyons Press as part of a series for the National Parks’ 100th anniversary, in Northeast Harbor on May 18. The event will feature highlights from the 12 essays on everything from geology and forests to the first people, the Wabanaki; and the explorers, scientists, artists, trail-builders, fishermen, and conservationists […]