News this week is about ocean acidity, smelt populations, ‘ghost fishing gear’, the Nequasset Fish Ladder, and Jeremy Bell from the Nature Conservancy. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

April 30

Casco Bay study links ocean acidity, declining clam numbers (Bangor Daily News)

May 3

Meet Jeremy Bell, Maine Nature Conservancy aquatic habitat restoration manager (Portland Press Herald)

May 4

Smelt population bouncing back (WCSH6)

May 6

Fishing ‘Ghost Gear’ Collected from Waters off Portland (MPBN)

Fish counters needed at Nequasset Fish Ladder through June (Boothbay Register)