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    Acadia

    National Park Maine

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Education intern with kids

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Education Intern Blog

Each spring and fall, interns work with the park's education staff to teach schoolkids about the park. Read more about their adventures as they help out on hikes, talks, and other programs and visit the classroom.

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Hawk

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HawkWatch Blog

Acadia's HawkWatch location on Cadillac Mountain provides visitors with a close look at soaring raptors. Starting in late August, park intern Sarah will write about these magnificent migrating birds of prey. Keep up to date about the birds that pass overhead.

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Peregrine chick

Peregrine chick being banded.

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Peregrine Watch Blog

Since 1991, peregrine falcons have been actively nesting on the cliffs of Champlain Mountain. The raptor intern blogs about this pair of peregrine falcons as they raise their young and provides updates about the other peregrine falcons in Acadia National Park.

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Ridge Runner patch

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Ridge Runners Blog

Ridge Runners are interns funded by Friends of Acadia who act as roving educators and researchers in the park. Read about the adventures of the crew as they blog about their time on the summits of Acadia. For more information, click here.

 
Rocky shore

Rocky shore

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Science Communication Intern Blog

Two writing interns are spending the summer at the Schoodic Education and Research Center, a National Park Service research learning center located in Acadia National Park. Follow their adventures as they work with researchers and explore the park. For more information, click here.

 
SCA Intern with kids

SCA Intern with kids

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Student Conservation Association (SCA) Blog

Each year, volunteers contribute more than 25,000 hours to Acadia National Park helping to care for the trails, campgrounds, museums, libraries, summits, and shores of Acadia. Read about these SCA volunteers and their experiences at Acadia National Park. For more information, click here.

 
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Ranger and station

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Student Ranger Blog

Acadia National Park has many job opportunities for students in high school and college, and even for recent graduates. Read about student rangers as they blog about being a seasonal ranger at the visitor center. For more information, click here.

 
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Teacher-Ranger-Teacher Connie with kids

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Teacher-Ranger-Teacher Blog

The Teacher-Ranger-Teacher (TRT) program allows teachers to work for part of the summer as park rangers to learn more about park resources. Read this blog to learn why the TRTs come to Acadia and what they do.

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Fee Ranger

Fee Ranger

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Visitor Use Assistant Blog

For many visitors, the first park employee they see is a visitor use assistant at the visitor center, campgrounds, or entrance station. Learn what it's like to be on the front line! For more information, click here.


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