Our Changing Bay

Casco Bay News Roundup: May 22 – June 4

News this week is about fisheries, climate change, ticks, blue heron, elvers, and a harmful caterpillar. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

May 25

Shoppers may get to know the backstory of their piece of fish (Portland Press Herald)

May 27

Experts warn climate change affecting tick […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: April 30 – May 7

News this week is about lobster, aquaculture, freshwater fish, the health of Casco Bay, piping plovers, ocean acidification, shellfish, and alewives. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

April 23

Tight Supply Leads to Highest Maine Lobster Prices in Years (MPBN)

April 27

Land-based aquaculture startup prepares 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: 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 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: November 21 – November 27

News this week is about the scallop season, sea level rise, salmon halting a culvert project, fossil fuels, and an article written by our Island Fellow, Erin Love. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

November 21

Gulf of Maine scallop fishermen win ‘a small victory’ […]

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: September 12-September 18

News this week is about Maine coral formations, ‘flushable’ wipes, Green Crabs, Bats becoming endangered, and a story about our own Casco Bay Stories project! Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

September 12

Researchers discover ‘spectacular’ coral formations in the Gulf of Maine (The Bangor […]