News & Updates

CBEP Announces 2021 Community Grant Awards

Portland, ME – Casco Bay Estuary Partnership (CBEP) has announced its 2021 Casco Bay Community Grants awards. The Community Grants Program supports new partnerships and innovative projects that engage communities with Casco Bay and its watershed. Read story here.

February 24th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Congress Moves to Invest in the Nation’s Estuaries

Casco Bay Estuary Partnership is one of 28 “estuaries of national significance” along every coast that will benefit directly from legislation recently approved by Congress. Story here.

February 2nd, 2021|Uncategorized|

2021 Community Grants RFP

The 2021 Community Grants RFP is available here. The deadline to apply is 9:00 a.m., Monday, January 25, 2021.

December 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|

CBEP 2020 Annual Report Available

Check out all the good work the Partnership accomplished in 2020!







December 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Five projects awarded Maine coastal resilience innovation grants totaling $152K

Another 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.

September 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Portland Water District, nonprofits get $8M in federal funding for Sebago Lake conservation

Sebago Lake Watershed. Mainebiz has a story on an exciting announcement for the Sebago Lake Watershed. Read about it here.

September 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|

$650K EPA grant to help keep Casco Bay clean

August 8, 2020. The University of Southern Maine, Casco Bay Estuary Partnership and others will help sustain Casco Bay for decades with EPA grant. News Center Maine reports.

August 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Digital & Distance Learning Grants RFP Available

Portland, ME: CBEP is offering a small grants program for creative tools for digital and distance learning for school educators, non-profit environmental educators, science communicators & others. Here is the RFP

August 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|

‘A win for everybody:’ Waterfront interests align on dredging of Portland Harbor

The June 24, 2020 Portland Phoenix story is here.

June 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|

As sea levels rise, land trust puts marshes on spending list for capital campaign

June 15, 2020. Maine Biz article referencing a Freeport Conservation Trust project.

June 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|