E. Climate Change
Air temperature increased and coastal flooding became more frequent during the past century.
Total nitrogen declined at three of five sites with long-term data…
…signaling improvements in water quality.
I. Aquatic Connectivity
Sea-run fish are regaining access to the Presumpscot River watershed…
…but relic dams block fish from swimming up the Royal River, Stroudwater River, and some coastal streams.
N. Conserved Lands
14.2% of the Casco Bay watershed is permanently conserved.
STATE OF CASCO BAY
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This document has been funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under Cooperative Agreements #CE00A00348-0 and #CE00A00662-0 with the University of Southern Maine.
Suggested citation: Casco Bay Estuary Partnership. State of Casco Bay, 6th Edition (2021).
Photo at top of page: Jerry Monkman, Ecophotography.com