RECENT NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Eight Maine communities will develop climate resilience plans as part of a pilot project supported by the Maine Climate Council. Story in Mainebiz here.
Researchers hope the oyster shell study will prove to be a viable way to revive flagging softshell clam harvests. Story here.
South Portland, ME – A field experiment starting this week will study methods for reducing the impact of coastal acidification on Maine shellfish. Story here.
It All Begins with Habitat will be held as a virtual workshop via Zoom on Thursday, May 6 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. Presentations by Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife will focus on the Beginning With Habitat program. Register here.
Read the newsletter here for information on volunteer and grant opportunities, CBEP’s new intern, 2021 Community Grants, and the next Casco Bay Coastal Academy.
Cape Elizabeth Land Trust for “Picture Posts for Community-Focused Climate Change Education.” Harpswell Heritage Land Trust for “Pocket Naturalist Guide to the Harpswell Intertidal Zone.” Town of Harpswell/Harpswell Conservation Commission for “Preparing Citizens for the Impact of Sea Level Rise on Private Roads.”
CBEP’s Director, other Cutler staff, and UNH are involved in an NSF Coastlines and People (CoPe) project on sustainable coastal communities
Visit https://sites.google.com/view/necope2100/home to learn about the project, sign up for workshops, and take a survey.