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Casco Bay News Roundup: February 27 – March 5

News this week is about sea level rise, the Rachel Carson Refuge, alga, smelt fisheries, education, lobster, and the completion of the Royal River dredging. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

February 27

Scientists cite dramatic sea level rise off Portland, Maine (Foster’s Daily Democrat)

Plan […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: February 13 – February 26

News this week is about Maine shrimp, ocean acidification, microbeads, the Rachel Carson refuge, and sea level rise.  Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

February 20

‘Sample’ harvest of Maine shrimp makes big splash at market (Portland Press Herald)

February 23

Acidifying Waters Are Endangering Your Oysters […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: February 6 – February 12

News this week is about ocean acidification, Maine’s scallop fishery, plastic in our oceans, Maine’s dam survey, an icy Casco Bay, and a story about how our bay is changing. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

February 6

The fate of a fishing town (The […]

Friends of Casco Bay’s 2015 Volunteer Appreciation Celebration & Annual Members Meeting

Wednesday, February 11th, 5:30 – 8:30 PM

Snow date: Thursday, February 12th

Location: College of Pharmacy, University of New England, 716 Stevens Ave, Portland, ME 04103

This is one of our favorite events of the year! Come celebrate with us as we recognize those who help us monitor and protect the Bay.Celebrate with us as we recognize those who […]

February 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Casco Bay News Roundup: January 23 – February 5

News this week is about stormwater, Blue mussels, Mackworth Island, ocean acidification, fisheries, elvers, mining, microbeads, and ocean pollution. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

January 23

‘Poop in the bay’: Portland’s newly approved stormwater fees explained (The Bangor Daily News)

Farming the Blue Frontier: Maine […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: January 12 – January 22

News this week is about the Wildlife Action Plan, conservation, sea level rise, eel farms, acidification, stormwater, and aquaculture. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

January 12

MDIFW, partners crafting Wildlife Action Plan (The Republican Journal)

Public invited to forum on Weskeag Marsh conservation efforts (Penobscot […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: Happy New Year!

The first news roundup of 2015 includes articles from December 29, 2014 – January 11, 2015. Included are articles about run-off, impaired waterways, shellfish licenses, cod, aquaponics, acidification, Gulf of Maine fisheries, and the retirement of Baykeeper Joe Payne. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: December 5 – December 11

News this week is about federal protections for migrating birds, a biologist from the University of Maine, the removal the dam at Saccarappa Falls, the King Tides Trail, the ban on trapping, and the retirement of baykeeper Joe Payne. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: November 27 – December 4

News this week is about scallop fisheries, sea level rise, salmon, fossil fuels, and an article written by our Island Fellow, Erin Love. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

November 28

Time pressures drive Sappi fish passage planning (Keepmecurrent)

Limits on cod will affect deep-sea fishing […]

Portland King Tides Trail Opens Next Week!

Portland King Tides Trail Opens

 

Students from the University of Southern Maine are installing a temporary “King Tides Trail” in downtown Portland, demarcating a 3-foot rise in sea level.

A Google map helps visitors explore the Trail. The City of Portland reviewed and permitted this temporary student art installation (which will remain up from December […]

December 3rd, 2014|Uncategorized|