Habitat Restoration

Casco Bay News Roundup: April 30 – May 7

News this week is about ocean acidity, smelt populations, ‘ghost fishing gear’, the Nequasset Fish Ladder, and Jeremy Bell from the Nature Conservancy. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

April 30

Casco Bay study links ocean acidity, declining clam numbers (Bangor Daily News)

May 3

Meet Jeremy […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: March 27 – April 2

News this week is about the Maine Conservation Corp, shrimp, stream crossings, sea level rise, scallops, piping plovers, puffins, and climate change. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

March 28

Maine Conservation Corp looking for new members (Fosters Daily Democrat)

March 29

Future of shrimp fishery to […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: March 20 – March 26

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) […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: October 24 – October 30

News this week is about stormwater, aquaculture, fisheries, Elvers, habitat restoration, solar power, and conservation. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

October 24

Public invited to see historic coastal Biddeford estate (Portland Press Herald)

Feds close part of Gulf of Maine herring fishery (WCSH6)

October 28

Portland’s proposed […]

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 13-19

News this week is about Trout Brook restoration, Portland Trails conservation, harvesting scallops in Maine, Green Crabs, seaweed, tar sands, rain barrels and flash flooding in Portland . Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

August 13

Portland Trails preserves 20 acres in Falmouth (Portland Press […]

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 […]

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, […]