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Saturday Aug 23 | The Virginian-Pilot

Va. Beach educators share their vacation snapshots

This story is a sample from the Virginia Beach Beacon, which is included in The Virginian-Pilot every Sunday and Thursday in Virginia Beach.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

SFGate

Stars shine at Acadia Night Sky Festival

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: World News, Zimbabwe, Africa, US National Parks, Travel

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Magazine: Bar Harbor a top U.S. college town

"Main Street Bar Harbor" by Skeezix1000 - Own work. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons - http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Main_Street_Bar_Harbor.jpg#mediaviewer/File:Main_Street_Bar_Harbor.jpg BAR HARBOR, MAINE - Bar Harbor, home to College of the Atlantic, is one of the top coastal college towns ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bar Harbor, ME, College of the Atlantic, US National Parks

Bangor Daily News

Forest service helicopter lifts stranded hiker off Beehive in Acadia

Using a rope suspended from a helicopter, park rangers and Maine Forest Service rescue workers safely plucked a hiker off Beehive Mountain on Wednesday after she was unable to get down.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Bar Harbor, ME, Bangor, ME

National Parks Traveler

Bridge Work Coming To Acadia National Park

Maintenance work is coming up for bridges in Acadia National Park this year and next, which means you could encounter delays from time to time.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Herald Gazette

Girl Scout Troop 1160 Returns from Acadia

The scouts of GSME Troop 1160 in Warren, recently returned from a 4-day, 3-night trip to Acadia National Park.

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Related Topix: Warren, ME, US National Parks, Bar Harbor, ME

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Bangor Daily News

August? It's complicated

Late summer is complicated. I've been trying to write for weeks, about my week in Baxter State Park volunteering for the Baxter Flora Project , about coming out of that week in the woods and being over whelmed with love for humanity in all it's stupid sweetness, about marking the 16th anniversary of my father's death on August 10, about running in ... (more)

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National Parks Traveler

Secretary Jewell To Visit Acadia National Park To Highlight Science And Youth

The Schoodic Institute, which occupies the grounds and buildings once used as a U.S. Naval Radio Station, today serves as a scientific research center at Acadia National Park/Schoodic Institute National parks harbor some of the greatest landscapes for scientific exploration, whether they are terrestrial, marine, or freshwater.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

InStyle

Fave

She just returned from her fourth visit to Maine, and is already missing the blueberries and lobster.

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Related Topix: Bar Harbor, ME, US National Parks, Mount Desert, ME

Mon Aug 11, 2014

KNDU

Maine's latest seafood star

In Maine, cold is good for a lot of things: wood stoves, snow, lobster, and, as it turns out, oysters all year long.

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Related Topix: Maine, Life, Food, Seafood, US National Parks, Belfast, ME

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Banner year for Acadia falcons

I have an update for an article I wrote last week about peregrine falcon chicks fledging this year in Acadia National Park.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Annual Acadia Night Sky Festival in its sixth year

BAR HARBOR, Maine - Down East Maine takes stars seriously. They fiercely protect them and are preparing to proudly show them off on Acadia National Park and Down East Maine are home to some of the most pristine, star-filled night skies that can be found in the eastern U.S. The Acadia Night Sky Festival presented by Celestron, geared for families ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bar Harbor, ME, US National Parks, Astronomy, Science, Winter Harbor, ME

Bangor Daily News

Scientists: Climate change pushing shift in Acadia National Park vegetation

Caitlin McDonough MacKenzie, a graduate student at Boston University, jots down notes Wednesday while checking on one of three raised garden beds she has built to study plant life in Acadia National Park.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Boston University, Home Gardening, Home

Thu Aug 07, 2014

CNN

Bass Head Harbor Light, Maine

Lighthouses have such a history and nostalgia to them. My family and I recently visited Maine.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Magic City Morning Star

Moose tales

I have found tales about moose to be favorites of both Maine residents and visitors to our moose-populated state.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Acadia National Park trails reopened after falcons fledge

Not that they would, but there are seven new peregrine falcons in Acadia this year entitled to make such a brag - the highest number in the past 10 years.

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