RECENT NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Ninety percent of bridges and culverts on the roads in Maine that cross salt marshes and tidal waterways are not equipped to handle the ebb and flow of the tides. This results in higher road maintenance costs, a shortened lifespan for culverts and bridges, unplanned road closures that can put public well-being and safety at
This year, the Casco Bay Regional Shellfish Working Group, the Maine Shellfish Learning Network and the Casco Bay Estuary Partnership are working to return the clamming fishery to the center of the festival. Read the Op-Ed here.
Yarmouth, Maine. CBEP is supporting the Casco Bay Regional Shellfish Working Group at this year’s Yarmouth Clam Festival! Read more about the festival here.
Friends of Casco Bay will begin testing for PFAS contamination in Casco Bay this year, in collaboration with the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences. Story here.
Organizations conducting monitoring in the fresh and marine waters of Casco Bay and its watershed presented their findings from the 2022 monitoring season at the spring meeting of the Monitoring Network. The presentations are available here.
South Portland– The project would improve the ability for trout to pass through instead of being blocked at the barriers. Read the Portland Press Herald story here.