Articles by: Stephanie Calas

Stephanie Calas

Stephanie Calas

  • Falcons raise three on Precipice

    Falcons raise three on Precipice video

    ACADIA NATIONAL PARK — A pair of endangered peregrine falcons nesting on cliffs along the Precipice Trail have successfully raised three chicks to adulthood. Since 1991, a pair of peregrine falcons has returned to the eastern face of Champlain Mountain, where the notoriously steep and jagged cliffs offer an ideal nesting ground. This pair, along

  • Taylor talks art, gardens

    Taylor talks art, gardens

    BAR HARBOR — Artist Judy Taylor shared her thoughts on artists and their fascination with gardens during a talk at Garland Farm, the home of the Beatrix Farrand Society, on July 6. Taylor, a distinguished artist and teacher, led the talk in the quaint barn. She began by exploring the works of Sandro Botticelli, including

  • Art Meets Science again at lab

    Art Meets Science again at lab

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory’s Art Meets Science Exhibition again charmed the public in its fourth annual opening event on July 9. The exhibit, titled “Is it Art, or is it Science?” paired the work of scientists and 40 local, national and international artists in a collaboration that demonstrates the interwoven

  • Lobsters topic of Science Cafe

    Lobsters topic of Science Cafe

    MOUNT DESERT — Richard Wahle from the University of Maine School of Marine Sciences addressed the first Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory Science Café gathering at the Asticou Inn on June 22. His talk covered the effects of ocean acidification, varying water temperatures and ocean current movement on the spread of lobster larvae and population

  • Seasonal workers service shares hallmarks of home

    Seasonal workers service shares hallmarks of home

    BAR HARBOR — St. Saviour’s Episcopal Church is entering its fourth summer of holding Seasonal Worker’s Services that gives foreign workers the chance to reconnect with their religion and home through worship. The services are held twice a month at St. Saviour’s in Bar Harbor at 7:30 p.m. Reverend Timothy Fleck of St. Saviour’s said

  • New schooner joins summer fleet in Bar Harbor

    New schooner joins summer fleet in Bar Harbor gallery

    BAR HARBOR — Observers with a sharp eye may have noticed a new set of masts in the harbor this summer. A gleaming white schooner with maroon trim, a replica of late 19th century merchant sailing vessels, will call Frenchman Bay home this season. Halie & Matthew is named after co-owner Butch Harris’ children. It