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    Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller

    National Historical Park Vermont

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  • Starting Wednesday July 23rd Expect Road Closures

    July 23rd, Prosper Trail, North Slope & Middle Pass Trails - west side of the park CLOSED for forestry operations. McKenzie Farm Trail & McKenzie Rd will remain open for access between Prosper Parking Lot and the Pogue. CAUTION Heavy Equipment in use!

Mercury posters

Link to more information about student mercury monitoring projects.


How Does Bird Migration Move Mercury Between Biomes?
R. March and B. Baker

A Butterfield & N Butterfield poster 2014

How Does Mercury Affect Fetal Development?
A Butterfield N Butterfield

Burt  Foisy & Grallert poster 2014

How Does Mercury Content in the Water of Two National Parks Correlate to the Mercury Content in its Macroinvertebrates?
B Burt S Foisy and S Grallert

Clancy Desilets Dorr poster 2014

Is There a Correlation Between Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and Mercury?
L Clancy E Desilets K Dorr

Dansereau Avery Stithen poster 2014

How Does Methylmercury Affect Child Development?
R. Dansereau A Avery and A Stithen

Dunham Napsey Putnam poster 2014

How Does Mercury Affect the Nervous System in the Human Body?
N Dunham R Napsey A Putnam

View more the posters by clicking the titles below:

Mercury's Effect on Low Trophic Level Marine Organisms
K Ellison M Gobin

How Does Mercury Affect Past and Present Societies?

K Putnam E Ritondo C Maccioli

How Do Levels of Mercury in Volcanic Emissions and Lava Impact the Water Cycle?
T Rines R DeMond

How Does Mercury Affect Bald Eagles on the Eastern Seacoast?

A Sanborn A Hammond J Cook

In What Ways are People Affected by a Seafood Based Diet?
A Weber J Laarman B Moskalenko

How are Sea Lions Affected by the Mercury Levels in Salmon?

H Valdivia K Tricou S Garrison

Mercury and Learning Disabilities
J Woodside E Sheppard K Corkins

Do Aquatic Organisms or Terrestrial Organisms Contain More Mercury?
A Blaiklock C Bridge S Cole

Is Distance Deadly?
E Gebhardt D Mumford L Blakeney

Mercury Contamination of Land and Water Organisms
M Templeton S Hutt G McKeon L Cox

Raining Mercury
P Bald C Chase C Black A Merseal

Mercury Rising with Trophic Levels
A Dieffenbach M Dalton M DiMauro S Hendrick

Does Population Density Correlate to Mercury Content?
L Doton HW Money E Weiss E Bloch

Rising Problem: Mercury in the Ecosystem
J Drebber W Van Herwarde J Arthur

How Do Emissions From Coal Fired Power Plants Affect the Amouth of
Mercury in Dragonfly Larvae?
A Hirak E Patch L Issa

Dangerous Mercury Attacks Soil vs. Sediment
C Lessard M Johnson T Ennis A Fitzgerald

Temperature and Dragonfly Larvae Mercury Levels
B Beaudoin R Geiger G Zito

Small Gets big in Mercury
E Astbury and H Balch

Mercury in the Water Near You
E Olsen C Smith L Duncan

Is There More Mercury in Still or Moving Water?
G Cloutier H Weglarz S Bohen

Did You Know?

Autumn leaves, lit by the sun, carpet an uphill stretch of a carriage road. NPS Photo.

45 miles of carriage roads, an early 20th century gift of John D. Rockefeller Jr., weave around the granite mountains and valleys of Acadia NP. 14 miles of carriage roads, built in the 1880s by Frederick Billings, traverse the gentle slopes and historic woodlands of Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP.