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Other Ways You Can Help Casco Bay


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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:

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Friends of Casco Bay Volunteers Take to the Streets—and the Beach

October 12, 2017

This past summer, volunteers undertook several community service projects to help keep Casco Bay clean. Thank you to TD Green Team, the Leadership Development Program at Windsor Mountain Summer Camp, IDEXX, and Yelp for cleaning up our coastline. Thank you to Bowdoin Women’s lacrosse team, RBC, and Mark Edwards and… Read more

Two Things Boaters Can Do for the Environment

May 30, 2017

Take my flares . . . please! Responsible mariners face a dilemma. The Coast Guard requires that most vessels carry three flares to use in the event of an emergency, but the flares expire in three to four years and have to be replaced. Pyrotechnic flares are classified as hazardous… Read more

Friends of Casco Bay Appreciates Its Volunteers

February 23, 2016

Friends of Casco Bay held its annual Volunteer Appreciation Event and Members Meeting on January 27th at the Harraseeket Inn in Freeport. Nine Citizen Stewards reached milestones in volunteering of 20 years, 10 years, and 5 years. These citizen scientists were recognized for their contributions to monitoring the health of… Read more