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 Bay Pilot)

January 14

Harpswell gets suggestion of impact from rising sea level (The Forecaster)

January 15

Eel Farms in Maine? Idea is Gaining Traction (MPBN)

January 20

Plan to tax nonprofits could be costly to Maine’s land-conservation trusts (Portland Press Herald)

January 21

‘Sea butterflies’ could offer clues to acidification (Portland Press Herald)

Portland council approves new fees on stormwater runoff (Portland Press Herald)

January 22

Mussel weakness: Massive decline in Casco Bay poses questions about once-thriving population (The Forecaster)

A fish grows in Maine: Aquaculture industry expanding (The Ellsworth American)

Adapting to an acidic ocean? The Pacific Northwest has clues for Maine (The Bangor Daily News)