Working with you
to keep Casco Bay blue.



Get to know us. Read our stories.

Spring starts early in Casco Bay!

February 15, 2018

  It may be hard to believe if you have spent any time outside this chilly winter, but spring likely has sprung in the waters… Read more

Cathy Ramsdell Interview

Protecting the Bay from Pesticides

February 6, 2018

We are delighted to share that in January 2018, the City of Portland passed one of the strongest ordinances in the state to restrict pesticide… Read more

Your eyes on the Bay–new directions in citizen science

January 26, 2018

Casco Bay, like ocean waters around the world, is changing and changing quickly. We are evolving our water quality monitoring to stay on top of… Read more

Friend of Casco Bay Award given to local advocates

January 26, 2018

Rick Frantz and Jennifer Fox are part of Portland’s vibrant waterfront scene. They own Andy’s Old Port Pub on Commercial Street, and they take the… Read more


Friends of Casco Bay’s mission is to improve and protect the environmental health of Casco Bay. 



Our areas of work are:



How you can help:


Photograph by Kevin Morris


Photograph by Dave Dostie

We’re proud members of


Cover photo: Photograph by Kevin Morris