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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:

King Tides help us see what sea level rise might look like

February 15, 2019

A King Tide is an astronomically high tide. A King Tide is a natural, predictable occurrence that happens a few times a year. This provides the opportunity to envision what our coastal areas may experience as sea levels continue to rise. These extra-high tides can help us spot areas that… Read more

Maine Day of Service – January 5, 2019

December 14, 2018

Sea level is rising and we need your help to capture the changes. Community members have observed the rise in sea level over the years. Coastal communities are experiencing greater storm surges and King Tides (astronomically high tides that occur a few times year). Maine geologists are planning for a… Read more

Thank you Color by Numbers Volunteers!

November 19, 2018

Thank you to the volunteers who helped fill this map with color! Sixty-five volunteers have taken 860 color measurements of Casco Bay since we launched our Color by Numbers pilot project last spring. Our volunteers put a modern twist on a century-old oceanographic tool, using their smartphones and tablets to… Read more