News & Updates

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|

CBEP In the News

The Coastal Journal reported on CBEP’s recent Climate Adaptation Training for Coastal Communities and 2018 Community Grant awards.

April 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|

2018 Community Grant Awards Announced

CBEP received fifteen proposals totaling almost $40,000. The following five projects are being funded for a total of $10,000.

March 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|