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A Bright Future for Casco Bay

Right now, you have an opportunity to weigh in on the future of Casco Bay. Your feedback will be used to update the Casco Bay Plan, which will guide our work and funding decisions in coming years. Click here to learn more.

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Learn About What We Do

Casco Bay Estuary Partnership is a catalyst for action with the goal of keeping Casco Bay and our nearly 1,000 square miles of watershed clean and healthy. Click here to read more.

Casco Bay Stories

The Casco Bay Stories project is focused on gathering engaging stories about what makes Casco Bay special and clean water important. In doing so, we encourage people to reflect on how the Bay has shaped their lives and how it has changed over time. Click here to browse the stories.

CASCO BAY NEWS AND UPDATES

  • Casco Bay News Roundup: February 13 – February 26 Friday February 27th, 2015 News this week is about Maine shrimp, ocean acidification, microbeads, the Rachel Carson refuge, and sea level rise.  Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories. February 20 ‘Sample’ harvest of Maine shrimp makes big splash at market (Portland Press Herald) February 23 Acidifying Waters ...
  • Casco Bay News Roundup: February 6 – February 12 Friday February 13th, 2015 News this week is about ocean acidification, Maine’s scallop fishery, plastic in our oceans, Maine’s dam survey, an icy Casco Bay, and a story about how our bay is changing. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories. February 6 The fate of ...
  • Friends of Casco Bay’s 2015 Volunteer Appreciation Celebration & Annual Members Meeting Tuesday February 10th, 2015 Wednesday, February 11th, 5:30 – 8:30 PM Snow date: Thursday, February 12th Location: College of Pharmacy, University of New England, 716 Stevens Ave, Portland, ME 04103 This is one of our favorite events of the year! Come celebrate with us as we recognize those who help us monitor and protect the Bay.Celebrate with us as ...
  • Casco Bay News Roundup: January 23 – February 5 Tuesday February 10th, 2015 News this week is about stormwater, Blue mussels, Mackworth Island, ocean acidification, fisheries, elvers, mining, microbeads, and ocean pollution. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories. January 23 ‘Poop in the bay’: Portland’s newly approved stormwater fees explained (The Bangor Daily News) Farming ...

Our Partners

Casco Bay Estuary Partnership works with many partners. If your organization, town or agency works in some way to advance the mission of preserving and protecting Casco Bay, we would be happy to include your logo and a link to your site. Please contact us for more information.