Acadia National Park Newswire

Acadia National Park Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Acadia National Park.

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  1. Acadia closes some trails because of peregrine falcon nestsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Acadia National Park is warning hikers of closures of some popular trails because of peregrine falcons that have returned to nest. That means the Jordan Cliffs Trail, Valley Cove Trail, Precipice Trail, and a part of the Orange & Black Path are closed to public entry until further notice.

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  2. Midcoast art showsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... includes original artwork; pictured is "Moon and Shadows," a 1970 etching aquatint by Cecily Gill. "Acadia National Park: A Postcard View" and "The History of Postcards," 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays, the University of Maine's Hutchinson Center, 80 ...

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  3. David Rockefeller, Benefactor Of Acadia National Park, Passes At 101Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | National Parks Traveler

    David Rockefeller and the Rockefeller family were honored at the August 27, 2016, "Gift of Acadia" celebration for the Acadia National Park and National Park Service centennials/Friends of Acadia David Rockefeller, who continued his family's long-running love affair with national parks, died the other day at 101. The last surviving grandchild of oil baron John D. Rockefeller, Mr. Rockefeller had a particular keenness for Acadia National Park , which his father, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., helped established in 1916.

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  4. Gay pride, Confederate battle flags displayed at Maine high schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    ... ifestyles and livelihoods of coastal Maine residents and visitors. A resident of Ellsworth, Bill covers Acadia National Park, Hancock County, fisheries, marine-related topics and more for the BDN. Follow him on Twitter at @billtrotter.

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  5. Billionaire Philanthropist and Businessman David Rockefeller Dies at 101Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | New York Magazine

    ... institution Rockefeller University, reports Bloomberg. He set aside 1,000 acres of land next to Acadia National Park for a nonprofit, in honor of his 100th birthday in 2015. According to Reuters, Rockefeller gave away nearly $2 billion in his ...

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  6. David Rockefeller, billionaire philanthropist, dead at 101Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | CBS News

    David Rockefeller at a 2015 ceremony in Mount Desert, Maine, marking the gift of 1,000 acres of woodlands, streams, hiking trails and carriage roads abutting Acadia National Park. The last surviving grandson of the oil tycoon John Rockefeller Sr., he died Monday at age 101.

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  7. David Rockefeller Sr., billionaire whose family helped create Acadia, dies at 101Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | Bangor Daily News

    ... father, John D. Rockefeller Jr., made a fortune in the oil business and is one of the founders of Acadia National Park, having donated thousands of acres of land to the park in the early 20th century. In 2015, just prior to his 100th birthday, the ...

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  8. Acadia is a national treasure. Harvesting clams, worms will only hurt the park.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | Bangor Daily News

    Many Americans have just participated in celebrating 100 years of success in protecting and enjoying Acadia National Park and the National Park System. So it is disconcerting to see momentum behind a new law to end Acadia's jurisdiction over its intertidal lands.

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  9. David Rockefeller, last of generation in family, dies at 101Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | CTV

    David Rockefeller smiles as he greets family and friends at a ceremony, Friday, May 22, 2015, in Mount Desert, Maine, marking the gift of 1,000 acres of woodlands, streams, hiking trails and carriage roads abutting Acadia National Park. NEW YORK -- David Rockefeller was the last of his generation in a famous American family that taught its children that wealth brings great responsibility.

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  10. Billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller, brother of NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | Albany Times Union

    ... David Rockefeller, whose father John Rockefeller Jr., built the carriage roads that are now part of Acadia National Park, turns 100 on June 12, 2015. He will celebrate by transferring his family property at Little Long Pond in Seal Harbor to the ...

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  11. a Fat bikes' allow cyclists to conquer snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 18 | New Jersey Herald

    ... Maine, used to close for the winter but is now offering fat bike rentals for riding inside Maine's Acadia National Park. Cyclists can ride their fat bikes even if there's a lack of snow that sidelines snowmobiles and cross-country skiers and others ...

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  12. Hope springs eternal for springtime in AcadiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 18 | Bangor Daily News

    Deep snow may still cover parts of Acadia National Park as the first day of spring approaches, but surely it can't be long before birdsong fills the air, flowers and trees bud and the park rouses from its wintry slumber. Springtime in Acadia is an uncrowded paradise , perfect for hikers, birders, plant aficionados, bicyclists, runners, photographers, or anyone who enjoys the outdoors and magnificent scenery without the summer and fall foliage season throngs.

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  13. Current & ComingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | Herald Gazette

    ... School fourth graders, pictured; another opens Thursday, March 16, at Washington's Gibbs Library. "Acadia National Park: A Postcard View" and "The History of Postcards," 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays, the University of Maine's Hutchinson Center, 80 ...

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  14. 'Fat bikes' allow cyclists to conquer winter snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... Shop used to close for the winter but is now offering fat bike rentals for riding inside Maine's Acadia National Park. Cyclists can ride their fat bikes even if there's a lack of snow that sidelines snowmobiles and cross-country skiers and others ...

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  15. Millions Found Their Park In 2016, And Now Park Staff Are Struggling To Manage ThemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | National Parks Traveler

    ... , officials are working on a visitor use management plan that might place a cap on daily visitation. Acadia National Park officials are developing a transportation management plan to, among other things, stem the traffic jams en route to the summit ...

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  16. 'Fat bikes' allow cyclists to conquer winter snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 12 | Colorado Daily

    ... Shop used to close for the winter but is now offering fat bike rentals for riding inside Maine's Acadia National Park. Cyclists can ride their fat bikes even if there's a lack of snow that sidelines snowmobiles and cross-country skiers and others ...

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  17. 'Fat bikes' allow cyclists to conquer winter snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 12 | KSL-TV

    ... Shop used to close for the winter but is now offering fat bike rentals for riding inside Maine's Acadia National Park. Cyclists can ride their fat bikes even if there's a lack of snow that sidelines snowmobiles and cross-country skiers and others ...

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  18. Winter blues? Get a fat bikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 12 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... Shop used to close for the winter but is now offering fat bike rentals for riding inside Maine's Acadia National Park. Cyclists can ride their fat bikes even if there's a lack of snow that sidelines snowmobiles and cross-country skiers and others ...

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  19. The 5 Best Road Trips to Take This SpringRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 11 | MSN Living

    The Clam Shack before heading north on U.S 1 and stopping at the harbor towns of Popham Beach, Boothbay, Bath and Rockport. Continue north to the summer town of Bar Harbor to spend a day or two exploring Acadia National Park, where rocky beaches meet rustic forest.RELATED: The Friendliest Towns in America" height="373" title="Time needed: 4 days The journey from Kennebunkport to Bar Harbor is just over 200 miles, all along t... - Allard1/Getty Images" width="624" /> We're in the home stretch, people: Spring, in all her bird-chirpring, flower-blooming glory is on the horizon.

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  20. Don't forget to set your clocks ahead this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 11 | Bangor Daily News

    People gather a few minutes before 7 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, at the summit of Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park to watch the sunrise.

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