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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:

A New Way to Volunteer: Measure the Color of Casco Bay

June 7, 2018

From Homer’s “wine dark seas” to David Attenborough’s “Blue Planet,” the color of the ocean has held our fascination throughout the ages. People often consider blue water as a sign of a healthy ocean and dirty-brown water to indicate polluted water. Turns out, color is a valuable indicator of the… Read more

Friend of Casco Bay Award given to local advocates

January 26, 2018

Rick Frantz and Jennifer Fox are part of Portland’s vibrant waterfront scene. They own Andy’s Old Port Pub on Commercial Street, and they take the ferry home each night to Great Diamond Island. Casco Bay is literally their backyard. On January 23, as more than 125 volunteers and supporters of Friends of… Read more

Volunteers do a great service to Casco Bay

January 25, 2018

More than 125 volunteers and supporters of Friends of Casco Bay came to the Volunteer Appreciation Celebration on January 23, to recognize those who give their time to monitor the water quality of the Bay, clean up shorelines, stencil storm drains, participate in community outreach events, and serve on its Board.… Read more