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

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 2019 and 2018 monitoring efforts in Casco Bay by nine organizations are available here.

CASCO BAY NEWS AND UPDATES

ANNOUNCEMENTS

CBEP invites proposals to provide Facilitation Services for a newly created Portland Area Nitrogen Criteria Advisory Group. Deadline for response to the RFP is 11-23-20.

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@maine.edu].

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