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Other Ways You Can Help Casco Bay

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By donating, you’ll be supporting local initiatives in research, education, and advocacy.

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Volunteer

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When you volunteer, you help us protect the Bay in a variety of ways, from data collection to cleaning up shorelines to stuffing envelopes.

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Cover photo: Photograph by Kevin Morris

Learn how others have helped and how you can help:

Flushable wipes are not flushable

March 27, 2020

With toilet paper currently in short supply, there is a looming problem that threatens cities, towns, and water districts. So-called flushable wipes are clogging sewer systems. Flushable wipes are NOT flushable. Friends of Casco Bay has worked with the Portland Water District to educate the community that “flushables” actually are not… Read more

We’re still monitoring the health of Casco Bay, and you can too

March 25, 2020

It is lonely out on the pier where Staff Scientist Mike Doan is collecting data on the health of Casco Bay — and he is playing it safe, taking his own selfie as seen here. We are continuing to monitor the health of Casco Bay. Our Continuous Monitoring Station is still… Read more

Donate to Climate Change and Casco Bay Fund

March 24, 2020

Friends of Casco Bay is creating a $1.5 million fund to be used over the next ten years to understand how Casco Bay is being affected by climate change. We will launch and maintain three oceanographic Continuous Monitoring Stations at three coastal sites around the Bay to collect data on… Read more