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  • Trail Closures: Peregrine Falcon Nesting

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

  • Cultural Connections programs rescheduled for 7/16/2014 due to weather

    Ash Log Pounding demo will take place today 11 am-3 pm at the Abbe Museum downtown (26 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor). The Burnurwurbskek Singers have been rescheduled to perform on Cadillac Summit next Wed, July 23 at 11 am.

  • Trail Closure: Gorge Path weekdays, 7 am - 4 pm

    The section of the Gorge Path between the Hemlock Path intersection and the A. Murray Young Trail intersection is closed until rehabilitation work is completed. The closure will be in effect Mondays through Fridays only, from 7 am to 4 pm.

Project WILD Aquatic Workshop

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Date: April 20, 2009
Contact: Donna Healy, 207-288-8824

All educators are invited to do something WILD and attend a one day Project WILD Aquatic workshop at Acadia National Park on Friday, May 1, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Project WILD Aquatic is a set of hands-on, multidisciplinary wildlife and conservation activities appropriate for K-12, focusing on wetland habitats and their wildlife. Learn about salmon, whales, invertebrates and more through indoor investigations and outdoor explorations. Participants receive a guide with more than 40 activities, a variety of posters, handouts, and prizes. Project WILD is sponsored by the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. To register for the May 1 workshop, contact Acadia’s education office at 207-288-8823 or 207-288-8824. You may also sign up by e-mail. The registration deadline is Monday, April 27. The workshop fee is $25 for teachers and $15 for college students.

Did You Know?

From atop Cadillac Mountain, the sun is just starting to rise over the Porcupine Islands.

Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park is the tallest mountain along the eastern coast of the United States. During certain times of the year, it is the first place in the U.S. to see sunrise.