News this week is about aquaculture, conservation, climate change, a tribal water dispute, fisheries, algae blooms, and a lobster rescue. There is also a nice shout out for the Casco Bay Estuary Partnership! Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

August 6

Public Invited to Weigh in On Tribal Waters Dispute (MPBN)

August 7

$20 million federal grant to fund Maine aquaculture research network (Bangor Daily News)

Conservation of Clapboard Island will benefit public (Portland Press Herald)

EPA official praises Maine, other New England states for climate protection (Portland Press Herald)

August 8

Maine Voices: ‘Civic engagement’ not just a feel-good phrase, it’s crucial to USM’s future (Press Herald)

August 10

Study: Keystone carbon pollution more than figured (Portland Press Herald)

August 11

Panel of experts to help state marine agency set rockweed conservation areas (Bangor Daily News)

Scientists: Climate change pushing shift in Acadia vegetation (Bangor Daily News)

Maine Voices: Increased fuel efficiency would be good catch for fishing industry (Portland Press Herald)

Toxic Algae Bloom Larger than Rhode Island Moving Towards Florida (Maine News)

August 12

Lobster rescued in Vermont returned to Maine (WCAX)