NEP Coastal Watersheds Grant Program 2020 Request for Proposals

The National Estuary Program (NEP) Coastal Watersheds Grant (CWG) Program is a newly created, nationally competitive grants program designed to support projects that address urgent and challenging issues threatening the well-being of coastal and estuarine areas within determined estuaries of national significance. Restore America’s Estuaries will be administering the NEP CWG Program in cooperation […]

May 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Request for Applications – Maine DEP

The Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is pleased to announce the release of a Request for Applications (RFA) – Grants for Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Projects Watershed-based Plan Implementation. DEP is inviting applications for projects to help communities implement nine-element watershed-based plans to restore NPS-impaired water bodies or protect waters threatened by NPS […]

March 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|

New! Casco Bay Coastal Academy

Find out more about our new quarterly program aimed at municipal officials and download resource materials. More information here.

February 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|

2020 Casco Bay Community Grant Awards Announced

CBEP received ten proposals totaling nearly $30,000 from schools, nonprofit organizations and community groups. You can read the announcement here.

February 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|

2020 Casco Bay Community Grants RFP

2020 Community Grants RFP is available here.

December 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|

USM senior Tyler Walsh assessing, addressing pollution in Casco Bay

The USM Office of Public Affairs reports on USM Senior Tyler Walsh’s summer internship with CBEP, assessing nutrient pollution in Casco Bay. Story here.

October 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|

Oyster shell recycling aimed at reducing Casco Bay acidification

The Portland Press Herald reports on Ocean to Plate to Ocean, a pilot project by the Casco Bay Estuary Partnership and Maine Coastal Program. Story here.

August 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|

“Nutrient Pollution in Casco Bay, Maine” Report Published

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 to avoid irreversible ecological […]

June 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Spring 2019 Casco Bay Habitat Protection Fund Awards Announced

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.

June 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Harpswell Heritage Land Trust plans pop-up station

Nathan Strout reports on a Community Grant project in Harpswell. Story here.

February 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|