Pair to talk up citizen science



Mark Berry

Mark Berry

BAR HARBOR — Mark Berry, president of the Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, and Abe Miller-Rushing, science coordinator of Acadia National Park, will be at the Jesup Memorial Library on Thursday, Sept. 24, at 7 p.m. to talk about the citizen science happening in Acadia.

Citizen science is where members of the public volunteer their time to assist scientists in research. The Schoodic Institute offers many different ways to participate in citizen science and contribute to research being done in the park.

Abe Miller-Rushing

Abe Miller-Rushing

Miller-Rushing leads the development of science strategy and coordinates research in Acadia. In particular, he is heading the efforts to understand and respond to rapid environmental change. Berry oversees all aspects of the institute’s science, education and research programs and management of the Schoodic Education and Research Center.

For more about the event, contact the Jesup at 288-4245 or kchagnon@jesuplibrary.org.

The Schoodic Institute is a nonprofit organization that gives people a great understanding and appreciation of nature by providing research and learning opportunities through its Acadia National Park setting and partnerships. Visit www.schoodicinstitute.org.

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