National parks harbor some of the greatest landscapes for scientific exploration, whether they are terrestrial, marine, or freshwater. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell will stress that connection Friday when she visits Acadia National Park and applauds the work the Schoodic Institute does to connect and engage youth with earth sciences.
The secretary will be joined by National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis. Both will make comments at a ceremony behind the Rockefeller Welcome Center at SERC at 3 p.m. The public is welcome to attend.
Schoodic Institute is hosting the event, and has requested RSVPs in advance to (207) 288-1310.
“We are pleased to have these two leaders speaking about the importance of youth and science in national parks,” said Acadia Superintendent Sheridan Steele. “It emp…
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