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    Acadia

    National Park Maine

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  • Carriage Roads Closed

    All park carriage roads are closed until further notice to prevent damage during the spring thaw. For more information: (207) 288-3338

  • Trail Closures: Peregrine Falcon Nesting

    Precipice Cliff and Valley Cove areas are closed to all public entry until further notice for peregrine falcon nesting season. More »

  • Blackwoods Campground is open

    Blackwoods Campground is open and is sites are available by self-registration at the campground. More »

  • 2014 Season Openings

    Park Loop Rd, Cadillac Mountain Rd, & Hulls Cove Visitor Center is open. Call (207) 288-3338 or follow us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/AcadiaNPS) for more information More »

  • Jordan Pond boat ramp parking lot is closed for construction

    It's scheduled to reopen on June 28. There may be intermittent openings at the discretion of the contractor. The North Lot parking area will remain open for access to the Jordan Pond House Restaurant & hiking & biking trails.

Teacher Workshops

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Featuring an overview of current research, teachers assist with monitoring programs and explore marine, forest, and wetland studies in the field.
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Upcoming Workshops

 
Teachers inspecting tidepools and taking notes while a ranger looks on.

Teachers investigate a tide pool while a ranger looks on.

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Taking Acadia's Pulse: Scientific Monitoring in National Parks
Join scientists and field naturalists for four and a half jam-packed days, and get a hands-on look at ecological monitoring in America's national parks. Based out of the Schoodic Education and Research Center campus (SERC) on the Schoodic Peninsula of Acadia National Park, this course includes opportunities to develop and share classroom resources, learn about Acadia's bio-inventory projects as a Citizen Scientist, monitor inter-tidal populations, phenology, and marine chemistry along Maine's rockbound coast, and more!

Date: July 7 - 11, 2014

Cost: $849 (course fee, meals, lodging, on-site transportation, course materials)

4.0 CEUs available

For information contact the Schoodic Education Office at e-mail us

To register go to: http://www.uevent.com/registration?code=ELKCDWOHIK

 
A group of teachers sits on Maine's jagged coast while a ranger explains the surrounding geology.

A group of teachers sits on Maine's jagged coast while a ranger explains the surrounding geology.

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Discovering National Park Science: Ecosystem Monitoring Field Trip
Join scientists and field naturalists for five days of exploring resource science in the field. Get a hands-on look at resource inventory and ecological monitoring in America's national parks. Located at Schoodic Education and Research Center (SERC) on the Schoodic Peninsula of Acadia National Park, this course includes opportunities to develop and share classroom resources, explore costal, glacial, and volcanic geology features up close, monitor marine species, climate change, phenology, marine chemistry, and more!

Date: July 28 - August 1, 2014

Cost: $849 (course fee, lab fee, meals, lodging, on-site transportation, class materials)

4.0 CEUs available

For more information contact the Schoodic Education Office at e-mail us.

To register visit: http://www.uevent.com/registration?code=6SH6E8LZV0

 

General Information

 

All lodging, meals, course materials, and in-class transportation provided. Lodging consists of air-conditioned dorm rooms (2 people/room) with a shared bathroom. Hot meals are served on campus with box lunches provided for field trips. Field trips will include moderate hikes on the peninsula and at various locations across Mount Desert Island, travel by van, wading in shallow wetlands and coastal habitats.

Accreditation: University of Maine CEU - Conference Services

For more information call: 207-288-1312 or visit http://www.sercinstitute.org/.

Did You Know?

Cobblestone Bridge, faced with rounded cobblestones, has a stream running underneath.

The historic carriage road system at Acadia National Park features 17 stone-faced bridges spanning streams, waterfalls, cliffs, and roads. The design of each bridge, such as Cobblestone Bridge, is unique.