News this week is about spring flooding, ocean acidification, SailMaine, aquaculture, lobster, and the ban on microbeads. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

March 6

Forecasters keeping eye on spring flooding risk in coastal Maine (Portland Press Herald)

Rising acid levels in oceans imperil region’s shellfish (The Boston Globe)

Dam removal debate resurfaces in Yarmouth (The Forecaster)

March 8

Wells exhibition focuses on health of the oceans (Portland Press Herald)

Society Notebook: SailMaine party supports greater Portland’s sea students (Portland Press Herald)

March 9

Learning How to Farm Shellfish, as the Wild Ones Disappear (MPBN)

March 10

Maine has a dangerous lobster dependence, without a Plan B (Bangor Daily News)

Maine House overwhelmingly backs banning microbeads (Portland Press Herald)

March 11

Maine lawmakers send bill banning microbeads to Gov. LePage (WMTW)

March 12

Latest lobster forecast calls for later summer harvest (Portland Press Herald)