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Feeling thankful for Friends like you

It takes a community to take care of the Bay. We appreciate the volunteers, donors, supporters, organizations, and government agencies who partner with us to protect the health of the coastal waters we all love.

We thank you for being among the best Friends a Bay could have.

Clifford Ross (United States, born 1952), Hurricane XVII, 2000, archival pigment print on Japanese-style Gampi paper, 15 1/8 x 19 1/4 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Ryan Lee Gallery © Clifford Ross

Join us and our partners for an upcoming event:

Sightlines and the Sea: Reflections on the Art and Science of Water

Join Casco Baykeeper Ivy Frignoca and a panel of local scientists, policy makers, and artists as they reflect on the science and art of water through the lens of artist Clifford Ross’ extraordinary hurricane photographs. Hosted by the Portland Museum of Art and the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, you are invited to tune in to the virtual event on December 2 from 6 – 7 p.m. You can register for the event here

Read our recent stories

We are hiring: Communications Coordinator

September 8, 2023

A full time position with a comprehensive benefits package and professional development opportunities Friends of Casco Bay is hiring a Communications Coordinator to join our team. The Coordinator translates our scientific data, policy positions, and community engagement work into news our community can use, generates stories about our efforts, and… Read more

Film Fest for Casco Bay

September 1, 2023

November 4, 2023, 2-6 p.m.  University of Southern Maine’s Abramson Auditorium, Portland We hope to see you at our Film Fest for Casco Bay, an afternoon of movies curated by Maine Outdoor Film Festival. The event will feature a variety of environmental and adventure films curated just for us. You… Read more

Join us! Stormwater impacts and water sampling

August 30, 2023

Want to know how heavy rainfalls, like those we have experienced this summer, impact Casco Bay? Join Friends of Casco Bay staff in South Portland on September 8 at 10 a.m. to learn about the impacts of stormwater on our local waters using both observational and scientific data. What: Stormwater Impacts and Water… Read more

A Ceremony for Casco Bay and Mother Earth

August 18, 2023

“Olotahkewakon.” As more than 115 Friends of the Bay heard at We Are Water — Friends of Casco Bay’s Members Annual Meeting, “olotahkewakon” is the Passamaquoddy word for “ceremony.” Passamaquoddy Language Keeper Dwayne Tomah shared this word in his tribe’s native tongue noting that all of us coming together was… Read more

Casco Bay Day at Freeport Oyster Bar

August 15, 2023

Join us for three hours of music, drinks, oysters, snacks, & a silent auction all to benefit Casco Bay! Read more

Coast Week Clean Up | September 9, 2023

August 14, 2023

You are invited to join us on Saturday, September 9th, at 10 a.m for a Coastal Clean up in Harpswell.  Friends of Casco Bay has joined up with Harpswell Heritage Land Trust for this special cleanup. By taking part you’ll join hundreds of volunteers around the state as part of… Read more