Land Conservation

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 27-September 4

News this week is about land conservation, wind energy, fisheries, aquaculture, stormwater, climate change, and rare albino lobsters! Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

August 27

L.L. Bean donates $250,000 to land trust’s plan to buy Casco Bay islands near Harpswell (Bangor Daily News)

August 28

Bingham […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: August 20 – August 26

News this week is about shorebirds, Green Crabs, climate change, fluoride, our changing bay,  and land conservation by Portland Trails (which CBEP helped acquire!). Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

August 20

High fluoride levels found in some private wells in Maine (Portland Press Herald)

Portland […]

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: 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 […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: June 18-24

Casco Bay got in the news a lot this week! Click on the links below to read about land conservation projects, clammers digging more quahogs and less soft shell clams, beach monitoring for bacteria and a series of ocean-related programs just outside of Casco Bay in Boothbay Harbor. Click on the title of this post […]