RECENT NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Southern Midcoast Scenario Planning Exercise Report is now available on the Resources section
This report provides a summary of discussions among participants and a summary of recommendations identified as part of The Southern Midcoast Maine Social Resilience Project’s scenario planning exercise. View it here
CBEP 2022 Annual Report
See all the good work that the Partnership completed in 2022! Take a look at our annual report here.
Pingree Announces More Than $900,000 in Infrastructure Funds to Restore, Maintain Casco Bay Estuary
Washington. Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) today announced more than $900,000 in Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) funding to conserve the Casco Bay Estuary. Read more here.
CBEP and partners are developing a new coastal ocean model
The new ocean weather report will provide three-day forecasts of water movement in the Harbor and allow us to ask questions about the effect of storms or intense rainfall on the Port. Learn more about the project and how to participate here.
Testing Living Shorelines on the Maine Coast
CBEP’s GPCOG 2021 and 2022 Resilience Fellows Madeline Tripp and Josee Stetich produced a storymap about this groundbreaking project to test Living Shorelines methods on the Maine coast. Here is the storymap.
Explore an interactive map of data in the State of Casco Bay report
The map can be explored in the State of Casco Bay section. Indicators shown in this map are: Indicator A – Population and Land Use Indicator C – Combined Sewer Overflows Indicator D – Inland Water Quality Indicator G – Bay Water Quality Indicator I – Aquatic Connectivity Indicator J – Eelgrass Indicator L –
Casco Bay data and data analysis can be viewed on GitHub
The Resources dropdown of the website contains Data and Open Science including GitHub data repositories for the State of Casco Bay Report 6th edition; sediment studies; National Coastal Condition Assessment data, and more.
A StoryMap on Resilience in the Eastern Bay is now available
A new StoryMap, “Resilience in the Eastern Bay, Spotlighting projects and partnerships from the last 5 years” is available in the Eastern Bay section of our website.