News this week is about the restoration of Long Creek (featuring our director, Curtis Bohlen), Trout Brook, elvers, herring, Maine Island Trail, a new species of sea worm, land bonds, how climate change is transforming New England plants, and Friends of Casco Bay. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

March 20

The Restoration of Long Creek. An Urban Stream Gets New Life (EPA)

Trout Brook receives a boost (South Portland Community Newsletter)

Elver season opens Sunday in Maine, expected to start slow (Bangor Daily News)

March 21

Regulators consider changes to herring catch limits (Portland Press Herald)

March 24

Group Looking for Volunteers to Monitor Casco Bay Water (MPBN)

Sea Kayakers Rejoice: L.L.Bean supports Maine Island Trail with $100,000 endowment (canoe&kayak)

March 25

Maine researcher discovers new species of sea worm (Portland Press Herald)

Maine Voices: LePage’s decision on land bonds endangers key project near Sebago Lake (Portland Press Herald)

March 26

Report: Diversity of New England Plant Life is Threatened (MPBN)

Lilac, Hemlock, Maple: How Climate Change Is Transforming New England Plant Life (WBUR)