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: 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: March 6 – March 12

News this week is about spring flooding, ocean acidification, SailMaine, aquaculture, lobster, and the ban on microbeads. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

March 6

Forecasters keeping eye on spring flooding risk in coastal Maine (Portland Press Herald)

Rising acid levels in oceans imperil region’s shellfish […]

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: February 6 – February 12

News this week is about ocean acidification, Maine’s scallop fishery, plastic in our oceans, Maine’s dam survey, an icy Casco Bay, and a story about how our bay is changing. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

February 6

The fate of a fishing town (The […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: January 23 – February 5

News this week is about stormwater, Blue mussels, Mackworth Island, ocean acidification, fisheries, elvers, mining, microbeads, and ocean pollution. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

January 23

‘Poop in the bay’: Portland’s newly approved stormwater fees explained (The Bangor Daily News)

Farming the Blue Frontier: Maine […]

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 […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: Happy New Year!

The first news roundup of 2015 includes articles from December 29, 2014 – January 11, 2015. Included are articles about run-off, impaired waterways, shellfish licenses, cod, aquaponics, acidification, Gulf of Maine fisheries, 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: 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 […]