News this week is about climate change, the Gosling Islands,  invasive insects, Bigelow Preserve, banning microbeads, Deering Oaks Park, and the Friends of Casco Bay’s event “Casco Bay at Risk”. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

September 19

Taking care of 36,000 acres no easy task (Bangor Daily News)

Portland weighs shift back to nature for Deering Oaks Pond project (Portland Press Herald)

Move to ban microbeads gains support (The Portland Press Herald)

September 20

Invasive Insects Killing Pines At Acadia National Park (National Parks Traveler)

September 21

In Maine, scientists see signs of climate change (The Boston Globe)

September 23

Trust reaches goal to buy Goslings Islands in Harpswell (The Portland Press Herald)

“Casco Bay is at risk” – Casco Baykeeper Joe Payne (WCSH6)