Dig out your extra change, or perhaps write a larger check, to help Friends of Acadia meet a challenge grant to underwrite trail work on the west side of Mount Desert Island in Acadia National Park.
Acadia National Park
Not a year into his role as president and chief executive officer of Friends Of Acadia, David MacDonald's task was ratcheted up a few rungs by the federal budget sequestration and its impacts on a national park that already was struggling with a thin budget.
With another successful nesting season in the Precipice Cliff area of Acadia National Park, the area's trails, including the Precipice Trail, have reopened to the public.
Driving the Park Loop Road in Acadia National Park is a classic introduction to the park. You can navigate it in a few hours, or take the entire day.
Federal lands make up the majority of Utah's landscape, so it shouldn't be surprising that state roads crisscross those lands. But when a state road crosses a national park, and that road is going to be traversed by a bike race, should National Park Service approval be required?
Well, it appears that nesting attempts by Peregrine falcons in some areas of Acadia National Park have failed this year. As a result, areas that had been closed during the nesting season have been reopened.
The National Park Service and Schoodic Institute will dedicate the newly renovated Rockefeller Hall at the Schoodic Education and Research Center in a public ceremony on July 3.
As people become more and more wedded to mobile devices, the National Park System is trying to keep up—and so are its friends. To engage visitors and potential supporters, national park friends groups and foundations are enticing the public with high technology. Here are some savvy ways that’s happening.
The numbers are in from the 15th annual Acadia Birding Festival, and two of them are very impressive: 151 and 200,000.
Where Will You Retire? Imagine How Ideal That Destination Would Be If It Had A National Park In The Backyard
If you’re enticed by retirement near a national park, your options swell to 401. But how do you decide which park is perfect for you?