Sea Level Rise

Casco Bay News Roundup: April 10 – April 23

News this week is about eelgrass, carbon, shrimp, a solar project in South Portland, NOAA’s flood information tool, and climate change. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

April 10

Restoring eelgrass curbs acidification (Mount Desert Islander)

April 13

Maine has a disappearing carbon sink for 10,000 cars […]

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: 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: 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: 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: November 27 – December 4

News this week is about scallop fisheries, sea level rise, salmon, 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 28

Time pressures drive Sappi fish passage planning (Keepmecurrent)

Limits on cod will affect deep-sea fishing […]

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 […]

Assisting Municipalities in Planning for Sea Level Rise

With funding from the Maine Coastal Program and the Environmental Protection Agency, Casco Bay Estuary Partnership staff completed a detailed analysis of the impact of sea level rise on coastal wetlands along the shore of Casco Bay. The information was gathered and shared in order to help municipal staff and decision makers understand the […]