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Extreme heat, heavy rain, lawn runoff blamed for Brunswick clam die-off, Times Record, October 4, 2022
Casco Bay group honors clean water heroes, Working Waterfront, September 29, 2022
Hot weather fuels algal blooms in Casco Bay that may be killing soft-shell clams, Portland Press Herald, August 17, 2022
Volunteers ‘nabbing nitrogen’ in Portland Harbor to study health of Casco Bay, WMTW, August 9, 2022
Volunteers sample Portland Harbor for nitrogen levels, Maine Public, August 8 2022
Intertidal: Casco Bay has benefited from Clean Water Act, Times Record, July 28, 2022
Maine requires larger communities to step up fight against stormwater pollution, Portland Press Herald, July 8, 2022
Enviros train drone pilots to find and pursue pollution, AP News, June 30, 2022
Sewage pump-out program returns for Casco Bay boaters, NEWS CENTER Maine, June 6, 2022
Friends of Casco Bay hires new leader, Times Record, May 23, 2022
Conservation groups call for federal review of offshore wind impact on Gulf of Maine ecosystems, Maine Public, May 3, 2022
Updated stormwater rules expected to reduce pollution in Casco Bay, Portland Phoenix, February 23, 2022 


Ivy Frignoca, Casco Baykeeper, Maine Women Magazine, December 31, 2021 (page 24)
Artists, scientists collaborate in Portland to broaden climate change conversation, Portland Phoenix, December 8, 2021
Intertidal: As forces of nature, there’s a lot to know about changing tides, Times Record, December 2, 2021
Friends of Casco Bay plans virtual ride-along, launches search for new exec, Portland Phoenix, October 20, 2021
Contaminated water, oily seaweed removed from Willard Beach, Portland Press Herald, August 26, 2021
Willard Beach in South Portland could be closed for days because of oil spill, Portland Press Herald, August 25, 2021
Deep Water: ‘The Salt That Carries Us,’ written collectively in Congress Square Park, Portland Press Herald, August 15, 2021
On the record with—Cathy Ramsdell of Friends of Casco Bay; long-time director leaves organization, bay stronger, Working Waterfront, August 8, 2021
Giant jellyfish at home in Maine, Working Waterfront, August 4, 2021
Portland wastewater projects give hope to advocates for cleaner Casco Bay, Portland Phoenix, August 4, 2021
Monitoring the health of Casco Bay is the work of Friends of Casco Bay, NEWS CENTER Maine, July 7, 2021
New stations offer 24/7 look at health of western, eastern regions of Casco Bay, Portland Forecaster, May 11, 2021


Letter to the Editor: Electric cars are a boon not a sacrifice, Special to the Press Herald, December 14, 2020

Hundreds of volunteers help monitor Casco Bay, NEWS CENTER Maine, October 6, 2020 https://www.newscentermaine.com/article/news/local/as-seen-on-tv/hundreds-of-volunteers-help-monitor-casco-bay/97-2815affd-93d3-49cf-bc81-36cd61936d1d

What’s that structure going up next to Back Cove?, Portland Press Herald, September 28, 2020 https://www.pressherald.com/2020/09/28/whats-that-structure-going-up-next-to-back-cove/

Maine Voices: A Mainer fought for the Casco Bay, Presumpscot River we enjoy today, Special to the Press Herald, September 15, 2020 https://www.pressherald.com/2020/09/15/maine-voices-a-mainer-fought-for-the-casco-bay-presumpscot-river-we-enjoy-today/

Community Champions monitor the water conditions of Casco Bay, WMTW News 8, August 28, 2020 https://www.wmtw.com/article/community-champions-monitor-the-water-conditions-of-casco-bay/33836780#

Volunteers take care of Casco Bay during pandemic, WGME, August 19, 2020 https://wgme.com/news/coronavirus/volunteers-take-care-of-casco-bay-during-pandemic

Nearly 4 million gallons of wastewater discharged into Casco Bay, Portland Press Herald, July 24, 2020 https://www.pressherald.com/2020/07/24/nearly-4-million-gallons-of-wastewater-discharged-into-casco-bay/

Letter to the Editor: Hold water district accountable for sewage spill, Portland Press Herald, July 22, 2020 https://www.pressherald.com/2020/07/22/letter-to-the-editor-hold-water-district-accountable-for-sewage-spill/

For Casco Bay, for Us, Rewilding Earth, July 13, 2020 https://rewilding.org/for-casco-bay-for-us/

The Wrap: Piccolo closes, four other restaurants open or reopen, Portland Press Herald, July 8, 2020 https://www.pressherald.com/2020/07/08/the-wrap-piccolo-closes-four-other-restaurants-open-or-re-open/

Intertidal: Hope springs for controlling invasive crabs, Intertidal, June 25, 2020  https://www.pressherald.com/2020/06/25/intertidal-hope-springs-for-controlling-invasive-crabs/

‘A win for everybody:’ Waterfront interests align on dredging of Portland Harbor, Portland Phoenix, June 24, 2020 https://portlandphoenix.me/a-win-for-everybody-waterfront-interests-align-on-dredging-of-portland-harbor/

Intertidal: Climate council work continues, Intertidal, May 7, 2020

Longtime Casco Bay science educator retires, The Forecaster, March 31, 2020

South Portland’s goal of limiting fertilizer use still ‘a work in progress’, The Forecaster, January 16, 2019

Maine towns, businesses face potential 40% increase on wastewater fees, Portland Press Herald, January 15, 2020     https://www.pressherald.com/2020/01/15/maine-towns-businesses-face-potential-40-percent-increase-on-wastewater-fees/


Casco Bay temperature data detailswarming, Working Waterfront, December 3, 2019

Friends of Casco Bay will add data stations to get a clearer picture of quickly changing waters, Portland Press Herald, November 16, 2019

State of Maine taking steps to fight climate change, WGME 13, September 25, 2019

Maine finally addressing climate change in the gulf, Portland Press Herald, September 16, 2019

Maine Voices: It’s time to decide what kind of park we want Fort Gorges to be, Portland Press Hearald, September 3, 2019

Mysterious algae bloom forms in Casco Bay, WGME 13, August 27, 2019 https://wgme.com/news/local/mysterious-algae-bloom-forms-in-casco-bay

What’s in a name?, Points East, August 2019  https://view.publitas.com/points-east-magazine/points-east-magazine-august-2019/page/24-25

Holy Donut founder moving to Hawaii to watch daughter catch a wave, Portland Press Herald, August 3, 2019

Headmaster educates boaters on keeping clean Bay, Working Waterfront, August 14, 2019

Marine Boat Builders: Pumpout boat, Maine Boats, Homes and Harbors, July/ August 2019

Monitoring Middle Bay’s blooms, Times Record, July 25, 2019

Spotlight of the Month: Friends of Casco Bay, Bigelow Investment Advisors Newsletter, July 19, 2019

Friends group launches ‘Headmaster’, South Portland – Cape Elizabeth Sentry, June 21, 2019

This boat is busy cleaning up boaters’ business, News Center Maine, June 17, 2019

Public invited to keep eyes on Casco Bay with Water Reporter app, The Forecaster, June 17, 2019

Friends of Casco Bay launches new, bigger pumpout boat, Maine Boats.com, June 14, 2019

Portland group launches new ‘pump-out’ boat, News Center Maine, June 10, 2019

Algae at Falmouth Town Landing not an issue (yet), The Forecaster, May 14, 2019

Allagash, Luke’s Lobster organize Back Cove cleanup, News Center Maine, May 11, 2019

Casco Bay group seeks help naming new pumpout boat, South Portland – Cape Elizabeth Sentry, April 12, 2019

South Portland looks at controlling use of fertilizers, The Forecaster, April 11, 2019

Climate bills call for Maine to reduce emissions to 80% below 1990 levels, Portland Press Herald, March 14, 2019

Armed with smartphones, volunteers track Casco Bay king tides as harbingers of sea-level rise, Portland Press Herald, February 21, 2019

Casco Bay advocates spread the word about climate threats, The Forecaster, February 12, 2019


Maine Voices: Use your voice and your vote to protect Casco Bay this election, Portland Press Herald, November 2, 2018

Color by Numbers, News Center Maine, August 8, 2018

Smartphone app helping Beachgoers help Casco Bay, Maine Public, August 5, 2018

Plog: Help Your Heart and the Planet, News Center Maine, July 27, 2018

Ocean Health, Ecotones, July 26, 2018

‘We don’t need any of this here’: Foreside residents oppose Falmouth Center project, The Forecaster, July 3, 2018

Portland pub owners recognized for Casco Bay advocacy, The Working Waterfront, January 26, 2018


Executive director of FOCB receives award for financial mentoring, The Forecaster, December 20, 2017

December algae blooms in Maine concern scientists, WCSH, December 11, 2017

A feather in his cap: Scarborough man to be honored for collection of bird art, Portland Press Herald, November 13, 2017

‘Cage of Science’ captures changing quality of Casco Bay, The Forecaster, October 17, 2017

Mysterious algae blooms in Portland, South Portland, Harpswell worry Casco Bay advocates, The Forecaster, July 18, 2017

Algae turns Maine’s waters green, WGME, July 10, 2017

Citizen scientists help keep Casco Bay healthy, WMTW News 8, February 23, 2017

Casco Bay better for volunteer efforts, The Working Waterfront, January 30, 2017


Things Mainers can do to combat climate changeMaine Sunday Telegram, November 27, 2016

Algae Blooms Could Spell Trouble for the Bay, West End News, September 18, 2016

Education on Pesticide Ban in SoPo, The Forecaster, September 16, 2016

SoPo rolls out plans to promote pesticide ordinance, Portland Press Herald, September 14, 2016

Maine Voices: Partnership contributes to SMCC student success, Casco Bay health, Portland Press Herald, August 16, 2016

Maine Environmentalists Concerned About Green Slime in Back Cove, MPBN, August 15, 2016

How do cruise ships stack up in environmental impact? Portland Press Herald, August 14, 2016

Solution to dredging dilemma at Portland Harbor’s edges lies beneathPortland Press Herald, August 8, 2016

Green slime points to pollution of Casco BayPortland Press Herald, August 7, 2016

Green algae blankets Back Cove, killing marine life, WGME CBS 13, August 7, 2016

Volunteer ‘nitrogen nabbers’ hit Casco Bay, WCSH 6, July 10, 2016

Dozens collect water samples in effort to improve health of Casco Bay, Portland Press Herald, July 10, 2016

Green slime belongs on game shows, not in our waterSarah’s Brain-Storm on WMTW 8, July 8, 2016

Friends of Casco Bay hold water sampling flash mob, Keep Me Current, July 7, 2016

Another Maine Community Moving Toward Pesticide Ban, GreenIndustryPros.com, April 8, 2016

On the record with… Ivy Frignoca, the Friends of Casco Bay’s new baykeeper, The Working Waterfront, March 23, 2016

Meet: Don Gower’s testing the waters as volunteer for Friends of Casco Bay, Portland Press Herald, March 20, 2016

Organizations to form ocean acidification group in Maine, 
Associated Press, Sunday, February 21, 2016

There at the Founding, Waterkeeper Alliance Magazine, Winter 2016