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King Middle School Stormwater PSAs

King Middle School 6th graders (the York 6 Team) recently had a culminating event at USM. Their learning expedition unit was on stormwater and the students looked at the following questions: What: What is the importance of healthy water? So what: What are human actions that impact water quality? Now what: What can we do

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CBEP In the News

The Coastal Journal reported on CBEP’s recent Climate Adaptation Training for Coastal Communities and 2018 Community Grant awards.

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EPA Awards Casco Bay with Annual Grant Funding to Improve Water Quality

BOSTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $630,000 grant to the Casco Bay Estuary Partnership, which is housed at the University of Southern Maine in Portland. The funds will go towards efforts to reduce nutrient pollution; protect and restore key habitats and improve resilience and community education around the Casco Bay Watershed.

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CBEP In the News

9/14/17, Lewiston Sun Journal, “Improved Fish Passage Insures Brook Trout Return to Brandy Brook” 3/21/17, The Portland Forecaster, ‘Wharfside Stories help unwrap history of Portland’s working waterfront 3/6/17, Portland Press Herald, Chebeague Island native’s the driving force behind new aquaculture festival 2/26/17, Seacoast Online, Wharfside Series 2/3/17, South Portland-Cape Elizabeth Sentry, Conservation commission plans public

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