CBEP 2018 Annual Report

 Take a look at what Casco Bay Estuary Partnership and all of our partners accomplished over the past year. Click here for a copy of the report.

 Casco Bay Watershed

The Casco Bay Watershed is the land area from which water flows into rivers and streams and ultimately, into Casco Bay. Find your place in the watershed! Click here for more information.

Casco Bay Monitoring Program

Fourteen organizations including universities, research institutes, government agencies and non-profits are conducting thirty-one monitoring programs in Casco Bay.  Click here for information on the programs and datafiles to allow you to create your own maps. Results of 2018 monitoring efforts in Casco Bay by ten organizations are available here.


  • “Nutrient Pollution in Casco Bay, Maine” Report Published Tuesday June 18th, 2019 CBEP published a report of the Casco Bay Nutrient Council, “Nutrient Pollution in Casco Bay, Maine: State of the Science and Recommendations for Action.” The report outlines the nutrient pollution issue, what’s at risk, and all the work that’s being done now. It also lays out recommendations for actions partners can take ...
  • Spring 2019 Casco Bay Habitat Protection Fund Awards Announced Monday June 03rd, 2019 CBEP announced the spring 2019 Habitat Protection Fund awards. CBEP made three awards, for a total of $22,000, for projects in Cape Elizabeth, Sebago, and Freeport. Read more about the awards here.
  • CBEP Habitat Protection Fund Spring 2019 Request for Proposals Wednesday March 06th, 2019 CBEP Habitat Protection Fund RFP is available here. Casco Bay Estuary Partnership (CBEP) is offering grants to support the permanent protection of targeted habitats in the Casco Bay watershed through its CBEP Habitat Protection Fund (Fund). The Fund will be administered through grants from CBEP via the University of Southern Maine, ...
  • Harpswell Heritage Land Trust plans pop-up station Thursday February 28th, 2019 Nathan Strout reports on a Community Grant project in Harpswell. Story here.


Results of 2018 monitoring efforts in Casco Bay by ten organizations are available here.

2019 Casco Bay Community Grant Awards Announced: CBEP received nine proposals totaling $27,000 from schools, nonprofit organizations and community groups, and made awards for four projects in the Casco Bay Islands, Portland, and Harpswell. CBEP had a total of $12,500 to award.

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