News & Updates

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|

Grants connect communities with Casco Bay estuaries

Kate Irish Collins reports in The Forecaster. Story here.

February 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Foundation hopes to forge a connection between communities and aquaculture (Times Record)

Nathan Strout reports on a 2019 CBEP Community Grant project here.

February 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Review of Stormwater Fee Implementation

Review of Stormwater Fee Implementation in Portland, Maine, a report prepared for CBEP, is available here. CBEP is monitoring the implementation of Portland’s Stormwater Service Charge (“Stormwater Fee”), including reviews of the costs and benefits of projects funded by the fee. This report presents a snapshot of stormwater initiatives.

November 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Intertidal: Educating students to appreciate our coastal treasures (Times Record)

November 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Maine Voices: Use your voice and your vote to protect Casco Bay this election (Portland Press Herald)


November 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|

King Middle School Stormwater PSAs

King Middle School 6th graders (the York 6 Team) recently had a culminating event at USM. Their learning expedition unit was on stormwater and the students looked at the following questions:

What: What is the importance of healthy water?
So what: What are human actions that impact water quality?
Now what: What can we […]

June 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|