News & Updates

Casco Bay News Roundup: June 5 – June 18

News this week is about mosquitoes, pesticides, climate change, and the extinction of the eastern cougar. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

June 11

Why mosquitoes are drawn to you and what Maine researchers say you can do about it (Bangor Daily News)

South Portland flits […]

CBISN Invasive Species Field Academy 2015

CBISN Invasive Species Field Academy

The goal of CBISN’s Invasive Species Field Academy is to give land managers, land trusts, conservation groups and individuals the knowledge and confidence to integrate invasive species management into their stewardship programs. Participants will gain hands-on experience identifying and controlling common terrestrial invasive plants in a workshop format with opportunity […]

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Casco Bay News Roundup: May 22 – June 4

News this week is about fisheries, climate change, ticks, blue heron, elvers, and a harmful caterpillar. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

May 25

Shoppers may get to know the backstory of their piece of fish (Portland Press Herald)

May 27

Experts warn climate change affecting tick […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: May 8 – May 21

News this week is about eelgrass, puffins, bees, and bass. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

May 8

Why protecting eelgrass matters (The Ellsworth American)

May 12

A Puffin Colony’s 40-Year Journey Back To Maine (Here and Now)

May 13

More than 40 percent of bee colonies in U.S. […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: April 30 – May 7

News this week is about ocean acidity, smelt populations, ‘ghost fishing gear’, the Nequasset Fish Ladder, and Jeremy Bell from the Nature Conservancy. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

April 30

Casco Bay study links ocean acidity, declining clam numbers (Bangor Daily News)

May 3

Meet Jeremy […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: April 30 – May 7

News this week is about lobster, aquaculture, freshwater fish, the health of Casco Bay, piping plovers, ocean acidification, shellfish, and alewives. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

April 23

Tight Supply Leads to Highest Maine Lobster Prices in Years (MPBN)

April 27

Land-based aquaculture startup prepares to […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: April 10 – April 23

News this week is about eelgrass, carbon, shrimp, a solar project in South Portland, NOAA’s flood information tool, and climate change. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

April 10

Restoring eelgrass curbs acidification (Mount Desert Islander)

April 13

Maine has a disappearing carbon sink for 10,000 cars […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: April 3 – April 9

News this week is about eel passage, elver regulations, climate change, fisheries, and cancer in clams. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

April 3

Mandated​ eel passage ​worries ​lake fisheries advocates (Lakes Region Weekly)

April 4

5 reasons Maine should care about warming Arctic waters (Bangor Daily […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: March 27 – April 2

News this week is about the Maine Conservation Corp, shrimp, stream crossings, sea level rise, scallops, piping plovers, puffins, and climate change. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

March 28

Maine Conservation Corp looking for new members (Fosters Daily Democrat)

March 29

Future of shrimp fishery to […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: March 20 – March 26

News this week is about the restoration of Long Creek (featuring our director, Curtis Bohlen), Trout Brook, elvers, herring, Maine Island Trail, a new species of sea worm, land bonds, how climate change is transforming New England plants, and Friends of Casco Bay. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) […]