News & Updates

2020 Casco Bay Community Grants RFP

2020 Community Grants RFP is available here.

December 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|

USM senior Tyler Walsh assessing, addressing pollution in Casco Bay

The USM Office of Public Affairs reports on USM Senior Tyler Walsh’s summer internship with CBEP, assessing nutrient pollution in Casco Bay. Story here.

October 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|

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|