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Volunteer with us!

Volunteer with us!

It takes a community to protect our coastal waters. Volunteering is a great way to show that you are a true Friend of Casco Bay.

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Portland’s Pipe Problem

Portland’s Pipe Problem

The City of Portland, with Friends of Casco Bay’s encouragement, is working to avoid a crisis with the City’s aging pipes.

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We’re underway on the Bay!

We’re underway on the Bay!

Thank you to everyone who helped Friends of Casco Bay with our Baykeeper Boats Fund Campaign.

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The Best of Casco Bay

The Best of Casco Bay

We at Friends of Casco Bay interviewed a cross-section of our friends to come up with our scientifically-inaccurate lists of “Bests” of Casco Bay.

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Used Marine Parts for Sale

Used Marine Parts for Sale

All proceeds to benefit Friends of Casco Bay.
All reasonable offers will be considered.

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The Mystery of the Disappearing Clams

The Mystery of the Disappearing Clams

Clams may be disappearing before our very eyes!

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Mud Summit

Mud Summit

Forget diplomatic conclaves and Congressional caucuses. The real action this winter was in Portland, Maine, site of the first-ever Mud Summit.

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Welcome to the Ship’s Log for our New Baykeeper Boat

Welcome to the Ship’s Log for our New Baykeeper Boat

We launched the Baykeeper Boats Fund campaign to replace our Baykeeper vessel and establish a fund to support vessel operations. The Ship’s Log entries will keep you updated

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Volunteer Appreciation Celebration & 2013 Annual Member’s Meeting Photos

Volunteer Appreciation Celebration & 2013 Annual Member’s Meeting Photos

Check out photos from our Volunteer Appreciation Celebration & 2013 Annual Member’s Meeting!

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A job well done!

A job well done!

Research Associate Mike Doan and Bowdoin College intern Jessie Turner (aka Mud Maven) are welcomed home after completing pH surveys on 30 clamflats around Casco Bay.

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Watch online now: Maine’s Coastal Waters on Maine Watch with Jennifer Rooks on MPBN

Watch online now: Maine’s Coastal Waters on Maine Watch with Jennifer Rooks on MPBN

Featuring Friends of Casco Bay!

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What is a Baykeeper without a Boat?

What is a Baykeeper without a Boat?

A boat is as essential to the work of the Baykeeper as a horse was to the range riders of the Old West. No wonder that Joe Payne refers to his aging vessel as a workhorse that has served him well for nearly 18 years.

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Casco Baykeeper Wins EPA’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Casco Baykeeper Wins EPA’s Lifetime Achievement Award

On April 25th, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency presented Casco Baykeeper Joe Payne with its 2012 Environmental Merit Award for a lifetime of advocacy for clean water. Friends of Casco Bay staff members, Joe’s wife Kim–the Keeper of the Keeper, regional waterkeepers, and EPA colleagues cheered Joe as he stepped onto the stage at Boston’s historic Faneuil Hall to receive his award for, as one EPA staffer put it, 20 years of...

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