Tackling Nutrient Pollution
Nutrient pollution in Casco Bay has been formally recognized by the Legislature as a statewide priority. Casco Bay Estuary Partnership and many partners have been taking action to better understand, convey and reduce the negative impacts of nutrients on Casco Bay. You can read more about these efforts here.
Casco Bay Watershed
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 2019 and 2018 monitoring efforts in Casco Bay by nine organizations are available here.
CASCO BAY NEWS AND UPDATES
- 2021 Community Grants RFP Friday December 11th, 2020The 2021 Community Grants RFP is available here. The deadline to apply is 9:00 a.m., Monday, January 25, 2021.
- CBEP 2020 Annual Report Available Friday December 04th, 2020Check out all the good work the Partnership accomplished in 2020!
- Five projects awarded Maine coastal resilience innovation grants totaling $152K Thursday September 24th, 2020Another Mainebiz story, this time on Coastal Community Grant awards. CBEP is one of many partners that is working with the Town of Phippsburg, one of the awardees. Read the story here.
- Portland Water District, nonprofits get $8M in federal funding for Sebago Lake conservation Thursday September 24th, 2020Sebago Lake Watershed. Mainebiz has a story on an exciting announcement for the Sebago Lake Watershed. Read about it here.
Check out this new video by South Portland Community TV about the Long Creek Watershed Management restoration project.
Effective Thursday, March 19, 2020, CBEP’s office at the University of Southern Maine in Portland is closed to the public per university-wide closure, in order to minimize the potential for virus exposure. CBEP staff is working at home, and in limited circumstances, in the field, and is available by phone at (207) 780-4820 or via email @ [firstname.lastname@example.org].
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