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Registration Open for Acadia National Park Science Symposium

BAR HARBOR – The annual Acadia National Park Science Symposium will be held on Saturday, October 20, 8:45 a.m-4:30 p.m. at College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, Maine. This symposium brings together researchers, educators, students, resource managers, and members of the public for presentations and discussions of current scientific research in and near Acadia National Park.

For those wishing to attend this symposium, advance registration is required. Registration is now open and will close on September 25. The cost for attendance is $30 ($15 for students) with snacks and lunch included in the registration fee. Further information on registration is located at If needed, lodging is available in the surrounding community.

For those wishing to present a poster at this symposium, please include title, author(s), and abstract when you register for the event. Posters are encouraged from a wide range of disciplines, including natural sciences, social sciences, and the arts and humanities. Please note that the title, authors, and abstract must be included in your registration.

The Acadia National Park Science Symposium began in 2012 and has attracted leading scientists from diverse fields, including marine ecology, biogeochemistry, historic preservation, climate adaptation, and citizen science. This event has also resulted in new collaborations and has helped advance the careers of students and young researchers.

The 2018 Annual Acadia Science Symposium is sponsored through multiple partners including College of the Atlantic (, Schoodic Institute (, and the National Park Service, Acadia National Park (

For more information on this event, contact Emma Albee, Science Information and Communications Manager, Schoodic Institute,  [email protected]

For more information, please visit or call 207-288-3338. Join online conversations on Facebook (, Twitter (, and Instagram (


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