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  • Second Century Stewardship

    Cadillac Mountain, Acadia National Park. Photo Credit: Suzanne Thurston. All rights reserved. National parks are amongst the treasures of the United States, valuable both in their own right as entities for preserving the natural and cultural history of our nation and the world and for the...
  • National Park Service, AAAS Team Up on Guide for Parks’ Scholarship Programs

    The new guide offers advice on creating scholarships and internships to conduct research in National Parks like Virgin Islands National Park | National Park Service / CC BY 2.0 The U.S. National Park Service (NPS) and AAAS have developed a guide to create and support scholarships, internships, and...
  • Back-to-School Resources from Science NetLinks

    Photo Credit: Clipart.com. Fall is once again right around the corner, which means it's time to get ready to head back to school. As you're arranging your classroom, planning your first lessons, and clearing out the detritus left over from last spring, set aside some time to see what offerings...
  • Spotlight on Science Writers: Robin Page

    A select group of authors who have won or been finalists for the AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books have been invited to write or record an introduction to one of their books. We have suggested a few guidelines, but the format and content have been chosen by each author and...
  • Supporters

    Science for America’s National Parks

    At the dawn of the U.S. National Park Service's second century, opportunities exist to engage in science for the benefit of parks and society. Second Century Stewardship explores that science through partnerships with AAAS, Acadia National Park, Schoodic Institute, and the National Park Service.

    David E. Shaw and the Shaw Family Foundation David Evans Shaw is managing partner of Black Point Group LP, with wide-ranging interests in technology companies and public service. His business creation, leadership, investment and board experience includes numerous science-based companies including...
  • Partners

    Science for America’s National Parks

    At the dawn of the U.S. National Park Service's second century, opportunities exist to engage in science for the benefit of parks and society. Second Century Stewardship explores that science through partnerships with AAAS, Acadia National Park, Schoodic Institute, and the National Park Service.

    The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is the world’s largest multi-disciplinary science society dedicated to advancing science, engineering, and innovation throughout the world for the benefit of all people. AAAS is the publisher of the journal Science and 5 other journals...
  • The Film

    Science for America’s National Parks

    At the dawn of the U.S. National Park Service's second century, opportunities exist to engage in science for the benefit of parks and society. Second Century Stewardship explores that science through partnerships with AAAS, Acadia National Park, Schoodic Institute, and the National Park Service.

    The release of the film, Second Century Stewardship, Science Beyond the Scenery in Acadia National Park , officially launched the Second Century Stewardship initiative. The film, produced by David E. Shaw, explores the science beyond the stunning scenery of Acadia National Park and how the wise...
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    Science for America’s National Parks

    At the dawn of the U.S. National Park Service's second century, opportunities exist to engage in science for the benefit of parks and society. Second Century Stewardship explores that science through partnerships with AAAS, Acadia National Park, Schoodic Institute, and the National Park Service.

    At the dawn of the second century for the US National Park Service and Acadia National Park, the opportunity exists to more powerfully engage science for the benefit of parks and society. More than 400 parks in the US national park system attract more than 300 million visits annually. These parks...
  • Science for America’s National Parks At the dawn of the U.S. National Park Service's second century, opportunities exist to engage in science for the benefit of parks and society. Second Century Stewardship explores that science through partnerships with AAAS, Acadia National Park, Schoodic...
  • Weird & Wonderful Creatures: Giant Leopard Moth

    Giant leopard moth. Photo Credit: WhyzPhotos at English Wikipedia. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons. The giant leopard moth ( Hypercompe scribonia ) grows from a red-striped "woolly bear"-type caterpillar to a white-spotted moth large enough to fit comfortably in an adult's hand...