Habitat Protection

Casco Bay News Roundup: March 13 – March 19

News this week is about Maine Audubon, pesticides, elver season, shrimp population, Fluoride, Unity College, Maine Islands Wildlife Refuge, flooding, and green crabs. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

March 12

Audubon partners with Yarmouth press to bring wildlife tales to children (Bangor Daily News)

March […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: February 27 – March 5

News this week is about sea level rise, the Rachel Carson Refuge, alga, smelt fisheries, education, lobster, and the completion of the Royal River dredging. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

February 27

Scientists cite dramatic sea level rise off Portland, Maine (Foster’s Daily Democrat)

Plan […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: February 13 – February 26

News this week is about Maine shrimp, ocean acidification, microbeads, the Rachel Carson refuge, and sea level rise.  Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

February 20

‘Sample’ harvest of Maine shrimp makes big splash at market (Portland Press Herald)

February 23

Acidifying Waters Are Endangering Your Oysters […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: December 5 – December 11

News this week is about federal protections for migrating birds, a biologist from the University of Maine, the removal the dam at Saccarappa Falls, the King Tides Trail, the ban on trapping, and the retirement of baykeeper Joe Payne. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: October 31 – November 6

News this week is about the winner of the King Tide Photo Contest, aquaculture, and habitat protection for the lynx. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories

October 31

Gulf of Maine King Tides Photo Contest Winners Announced! (Gulf of Maine Council Climate Network)

Down East aquaculture […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: October 17- October 23

News this week is about dredging, sewer systems, mapping the Adirondack lake, habitat protection, Green Crabs, the Maine Sea Grant, aquaculture, microplastics, the Portland waterfront, and recycling.   Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

October 17

Dredging Operations Revised for Royal River (Dredging Today)

South Portland […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: October 3- October 9

News this week is about the ‘king tide’, Green Crabs, Loons, Maine women, the annual Presumpscot Regional Land Trust meeting, chemicals on your lawns, and a Maine teen setting sail before college. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

October 3

‘King tide’ seen as test […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: September 19-September 25

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 […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: August 6-August 12

News this week is about aquaculture, conservation, climate change, a tribal water dispute, fisheries, algae blooms, and a lobster rescue. There is also a nice shout out for the Casco Bay Estuary Partnership! Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

August 6

Public Invited to Weigh […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: July 16-July 29

Casco Bay news over the past couple of weeks includes stories about the rise in the number of jellyfish, Fluoride, conservation, oil exploration, phytoplankton, fisheries, Alewives, climate change, Green Crabs, ocean acidification, and shorebird habitat. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

July 16

As jellyfish […]