…a strange winter like this….

Two winters ago, we had heaps of snow. This past winter, we wore short sleeves in December, and watched in amazement as the garden confusedly attempted to grow months in advance of the regular season. So what’s going on with the weather in Maine? And what does it mean for managing our national park and other places we hold dear?

Read Maine Climatologist Sean Birkel’s quarterly climate update to better understand the science behind the phenomenon. 

Read a Bangor Daily News op-ed by Acadia National Park employees about these changes and how to get involved in the conversation.