Popular Trails at Acadia National Park Have Reopened 

Two popular trails at Maine’s Acadia National Park have reopened after being closed to protect nesting peregrine falcons.Sections of the flying mountain and jordan trails at valley cove and jordan cliffs reopened Wednesday.The trails closed in April and had been expected to reopen in August, but the falcons failed in their nesting attempts so the trails opened early.The popular precipice trail remains closed to protect nesting activities there.The peregrine falcon is listed in Maine as an endangered species. In the past 20 years more than a 100 peregrine chicks born on Mount Desert Island have survived.