Casco Bay News Roundup: July 3 – July 16

News this week is about invasive plants, lobster prices, eelgrass, climate change, bees, Peter Lowell (Lakes Environmental Association), clammers, river herring, Maine’s Wildlife Action Plan, and the Presumpscot River Paddle Map. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

July 5

Maine using website to gather data […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: May 8 – May 21

News this week is about eelgrass, puffins, bees, and bass. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

May 8

Why protecting eelgrass matters (The Ellsworth American)

May 12

A Puffin Colony’s 40-Year Journey Back To Maine (Here and Now)

May 13

More than 40 percent of bee colonies in U.S. […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: April 10 – April 23

News this week is about eelgrass, carbon, shrimp, a solar project in South Portland, NOAA’s flood information tool, and climate change. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

April 10

Restoring eelgrass curbs acidification (Mount Desert Islander)

April 13

Maine has a disappearing carbon sink for 10,000 cars […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: January 12 – January 22

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 […]

Responding to Dramatic Declines in Eelgrass

Casco Bay Estuary Partnership, the Maine Department of Environmental Protection and Friends of Casco Bay collaborated on a project to survey Casco Bay’s eelgrass coverage during the summer of 2013. The study compared new aerial photos taken at low tide with data from 1993 and 2001. The 2013 eelgrass coverage data shows huge losses, […]