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2020

South Portland’s goal of limiting fertilizer use still ‘a work in progress’, The Forecaster, January 16, 2019
https://www.pressherald.com/2020/01/16/south-portlands-goal-of-limiting-fertilizer-use-still-a-work-in-progress/

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/

2019

Casco Bay temperature data detailswarming, Working Waterfront, December 3, 2019
http://www.islandinstitute.org/working-waterfront/casco-bay-temperature-data-details-warming

Friends of Casco Bay will add data stations to get a clearer picture of quickly changing waters, Portland Press Herald, November 16, 2019
https://www.pressherald.com/2019/11/16/friends-of-casco-bay-to-add-data-stations-to-get-clearer-picture-of-changing-conditions/

State of Maine taking steps to fight climate change, WGME 13, September 25, 2019
https://wgme.com/news/local/state-of-maine-taking-steps-to-fight-climate-change

Maine finally addressing climate change in the gulf, Portland Press Herald, September 16, 2019
https://www.pressherald.com/2019/09/16/maine-finally-addressing-climate-change-in-the-gulf/

Maine Voices: It’s time to decide what kind of park we want Fort Gorges to be, Portland Press Hearald, September 3, 2019
https://www.pressherald.com/2019/09/03/maine-voices-its-time-to-decide-what-kind-of-park-we-want-fort-gorges-to-be/

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
https://www.pressherald.com/2019/08/03/oahu-dreaming-doughnut-maker-moving-to-hawaii-to-watch-daughter-catch-a-wave/

Headmaster educates boaters on keeping clean Bay, Working Waterfront, August 14, 2019
http://www.islandinstitute.org/working-waterfront/headmaster-educates-boaters-keeping-clean-bay

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

Monitoring Middle Bay’s blooms, Times Record, July 25, 2019
https://www.timesrecord.com/dynamicpage/pdf/254971

Spotlight of the Month: Friends of Casco Bay, Bigelow Investment Advisors Newsletter, July 19, 2019
https://www.bigelowadvisors.com/2019/07/12/positive-impact-spotlight-water/

Friends group launches ‘Headmaster’, South Portland – Cape Elizabeth Sentry, June 21, 2019
https://sentry.mainelymediallc.com/articles/friends-group-launches-headmaster/

This boat is busy cleaning up boaters’ business, News Center Maine, June 17, 2019
https://www.newscentermaine.com/article/news/this-boat-is-busy-cleaning-up-boaters-business/97-55a4f1a7-4dad-4c45-b599-36e1fde78ff9

Public invited to keep eyes on Casco Bay with Water Reporter app, The Forecaster, June 17, 2019
http://www.theforecaster.net/public-invited-to-keep-eyes-on-casco-bay-with-water-reporter-app/

Friends of Casco Bay launches new, bigger pumpout boat, Maine Boats.com, June 14, 2019
https://maineboats.com/blog/2019/friends-casco-bay-launches-new-bigger-pumpout-boat

Portland group launches new ‘pump-out’ boat, News Center Maine, June 10, 2019
https://www.newscentermaine.com/article/news/portland-group-launches-new-pump-out-boat/97-caa8b081-45da-49e8-bbbb-5bae9ebdb41d

Algae at Falmouth Town Landing not an issue (yet), The Forecaster, May 14, 2019
http://www.theforecaster.net/algae-at-falmouth-town-landing-not-an-issue-yet/

Allagash, Luke’s Lobster organize Back Cove cleanup, News Center Maine, May 11, 2019
https://www.newscentermaine.com/article/news/allagash-lukes-lobster-organize-back-cove-cleanup/

Casco Bay group seeks help naming new pumpout boat, South Portland – Cape Elizabeth Sentry, April 12, 2019
https://www.journaltribune.com/articles/south-portland-sentry/casco-bay-group-seeks-help-naming-new-pumpout-boat/

South Portland looks at controlling use of fertilizers, The Forecaster, April 11, 2019
http://www.theforecaster.net/south-portland-looks-at-controlling-use-of-fertilizers/

Climate bills call for Maine to reduce emissions to 80% below 1990 levels, Portland Press Herald, March 14, 2019
https://www.pressherald.com/2019/03/13/climate-bills-would-set-maine-emission-reduction-goals-for-2050/

Armed with smartphones, volunteers track Casco Bay king tides as harbingers of sea-level rise, Portland Press Herald, February 21, 2019
https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/21/volunteers-use-cell-app-to-record-casco-bay-king-tides-as-harbingers-of-sea-level-rise/

Casco Bay advocates spread the word about climate threats, The Forecaster, February 12, 2019
http://www.theforecaster.net/casco-bay-advocates-to-spread-word-about-climate-threats/

2018

Maine Voices: Use your voice and your vote to protect Casco Bay this election, Portland Press Herald, November 2, 2018
https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/02/maine-voices-use-your-voice-and-your-vote-to-protect-casco-bay-this-election/

Color by Numbers, News Center Maine, August 8, 2018
https://www.newscentermaine.com/article/news/local/this-app-is-changing-the-way-mainers-can-detect-water-pollution/97-581638282/

Smartphone app helping Beachgoers help Casco Bay, Maine Public, August 5, 2018
http://www.mainepublic.org/post/smartphone-app-s-helping-beachgoers-help-casco-bay

Plog: Help Your Heart and the Planet, News Center Maine, July 27, 2018
https://www.newscentermaine.com/video/news/local/plog-help-your-heart-and-the-planet/97-8202076

Ocean Health, Ecotones, July 26, 2018
https://www.wmpg.org/show/thu1300/

‘We don’t need any of this here’: Foreside residents oppose Falmouth Center project, The Forecaster, July 3, 2018
http://www.theforecaster.net/we-dont-need-any-of-this-here-foreside-residents-oppose-falmouth-center-project/

Portland pub owners recognized for Casco Bay advocacy, The Working Waterfront, January 26, 2018
http://www.islandinstitute.org/working-waterfront/portland-pub-owners-recognized-casco-bay-advocacy

2017

Executive director of FOCB receives award for financial mentoring, The Forecaster, December 20, 2017
http://www.theforecaster.net/people-business-dec-20

December algae blooms in Maine concern scientists, WCSH, December 11, 2017
http://www.wcsh6.com/news/local/december-algae-blooms-in-maine-concern-scientists/498631575

A feather in his cap: Scarborough man to be honored for collection of bird art, Portland Press Herald, November 13, 2017
http://www.pressherald.com/2017/11/13/conservationist-and-birder-eddie-woodin-to-be-honored-for-his-collection-of-bird-art

‘Cage of Science’ captures changing quality of Casco Bay, The Forecaster, October 17, 2017
http://www.theforecaster.net/cage-of-science-captures-changing-quality-of-casco-bay

Mysterious algae blooms in Portland, South Portland, Harpswell worry Casco Bay advocates, The Forecaster, July 18, 2017
http://www.theforecaster.net/mysterious-algae-blooms-worry-casco-bay-advocates/

Algae turns Maine’s waters green, WGME, July 10, 2017
http://wgme.com/news/local/algae-turns-maines-waters-green

Citizen scientists help keep Casco Bay healthy, WMTW News 8, February 23, 2017
http://www.wmtw.com/article/citizen-scientists-help-keep-casco-bay-healthy/8972719

Casco Bay better for volunteer efforts, The Working Waterfront, January 30, 2017
http://www.islandinstitute.org/working-waterfront/casco-bay-better-volunteer-efforts

2016

Things Mainers can do to combat climate changeMaine Sunday Telegram, November 27, 2016
http://www.pressherald.com/2016/11/27/things-mainers-can-combat-climate-change/

Algae Blooms Could Spell Trouble for the Bay, West End News, September 18, 2016
http://thewestendnews.com/algae-blooms-spell-trouble-bay/

Education on Pesticide Ban in SoPo, The Forecaster, September 16, 2016
http://www.theforecaster.net/south-portland-plans-to-educate-residents-on-pesticide-ban/

SoPo rolls out plans to promote pesticide ordinance, Portland Press Herald, September 14, 2016
http://www.pressherald.com/2016/09/13/south-portland-rolls-out-plan-to-promote-pesticide-ordinance/

Maine Voices: Partnership contributes to SMCC student success, Casco Bay health, Portland Press Herald, August 16, 2016
http://www.pressherald.com/2016/08/16/maine-voices-partnership-contributes-to-smcc-student-success-casco-bay-health

Maine Environmentalists Concerned About Green Slime in Back Cove, MPBN, August 15, 2016
http://www.mpbn.net/post/maine-environmentalists-concerned-about-green-slime-back-cove#stream/0

How do cruise ships stack up in environmental impact? Portland Press Herald, August 14, 2016
http://www.pressherald.com/2016/08/14/how-do-cruise-ships-stack-up-in-environmental-impact

Solution to dredging dilemma at Portland Harbor’s edges lies beneathPortland Press Herald, August 8, 2016
http://www.pressherald.com/2016/08/08/solution-to-dredging-dilemma-at-portland-harbors-edges-lies-beneath

Green slime points to pollution of Casco BayPortland Press Herald, August 7, 2016
http://www.pressherald.com/2016/08/07/green-slime-points-to-pollution-of-casco-bay/

Green algae blankets Back Cove, killing marine life, WGME CBS 13, August 7, 2016
 http://wgme.com/news/local/green-algae-blankets-back-cove-killing-marine-life

Volunteer ‘nitrogen nabbers’ hit Casco Bay, WCSH 6, July 10, 2016
http://www.wcsh6.com/news/local/volunteers-nitrogen-nabbers-hit-casco-bay/268913554

Dozens collect water samples in effort to improve health of Casco Bay, Portland Press Herald, July 10, 2016
http://www.pressherald.com/2016/07/10/dozens-of-volunteers-collect-casco-bay-water-samples

Green slime belongs on game shows, not in our waterSarah’s Brain-Storm on WMTW 8, July 8, 2016
http://www.wmtw.com/weather/sarahs-brain-storm/green-slime-belongs-on-game-shows-not-in-our-water/40303392

Friends of Casco Bay hold water sampling flash mob, Keep Me Current, July 7, 2016
http://news.keepmecurrent.com/friends-of-casco-bay-hold-water-sampling-flash-mob

Another Maine Community Moving Toward Pesticide Ban, GreenIndustryPros.com, April 8, 2016
http://www.greenindustrypros.com/article/12192710/another-maine-community-moving-toward-pesticide-ban

On the record with… Ivy Frignoca, the Friends of Casco Bay’s new baykeeper, The Working Waterfront, March 23, 2016
http://www.islandinstitute.org/working-waterfront/record-ivy-frignoca-friends-casco-bay%E2%80%99s-new-baykeeper

Meet: Don Gower’s testing the waters as volunteer for Friends of Casco Bay, Portland Press Herald, March 20, 2016
http://www.pressherald.com/2016/03/20/meet-don-gower/


Organizations to form ocean acidification group in Maine, 
Associated Press, Sunday, February 21, 2016
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/feb/21/organizations-to-form-ocean-acidification-group-in/

There at the Founding, Waterkeeper Alliance Magazine, Winter 2016
http://waterkeeper.org/magazine/winter-2016/there-at-at-founding/