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


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Executive Director Cathy L. Ramsdell is retiring

July 19, 2021

A letter from Cathy: Dear Friends, I have news to share with you today. I have decided to retire. I am elated to have spent… Read more

Water Reporter reveals eroding coast

July 7, 2021

We’ve all heard that a picture is worth a thousand words, but have you ever seen a photo that is worth 17 years? Rick Frantz… Read more

You’re invited to our Members Annual Meeting

June 30, 2021

Friends of Casco Bay will be hosting the Members Annual Meeting on Tuesday July 20, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. We will celebrate our collective victories for… Read more

A BIG WIN for Casco Bay and our coastal waters

June 23, 2021

Today, I was out on our Baykeeper boat with Staff Scientist Mike Doan collecting water quality data from 22 sites around Casco Bay. Looking across… Read more



Volunteer Water Reporters are reporting what they see on Casco Bay and you can too.

We rely on volunteers to report conditions around the Bay. By joining our observing network, you can help us keep an eye on the Bay we all share and love!


Friends of Casco Bay’s Successes

The impact of Friends of Casco Bay over three decades

Friends of Casco Bay has a long history of success. Since our founding in 1989, our work-with, science-based approach has moved the needle toward a… Read more


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