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A New Way to Volunteer: Measure the Color of Casco Bay

June 7, 2018

From Homer’s “wine dark seas” to David Attenborough’s “Blue Planet,” the color of the ocean has held our fascination throughout the ages. People often consider… Read more

Casco Bay begins in your backyard

April 27, 2018

Friends of Casco Bay has been a strong advocate for municipal ordinances to reduce the use of lawn care chemicals. As the grass turns green,… Read more

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


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