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Our events are a great way to get more involved or come meet us if you don’t know much about us! Events are listed in descending order and both upcoming and past events are listed to give you a sense of the events we offer, even if none are currently upcoming. We hope to see you at one of our events soon.

Nabbing Nitrogen: Join Our Clean Water Act Day of Action!

Volunteer Signups for Nabbing Nitrogen have closed. Thank you to all who signed up! Join us to Nab Nitrogen in Portland Harbor, on Sunday morning, August 7! You will help us collect water samples around the Harbor to create a snapshot of nitrogen conditions and we need your help. Picture… Read more

A Cinematic Celebration for Casco Bay

Save the date: Saturday, November 12 Join us for a Clean Water Act celebration and an afternoon of films curated by Maine Outdoor Film Festival. This will be a hybrid event, taking place online and in person. Read more

Watch our most recent events

We Are Water: 50th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act and Annual Members Meeting (recording of livestream)

Join us on Wednesday, July 20, 5:30-8 p.m. for our We Are Water event where we will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act Celebration & hold our Members Annual Meeting. 
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Offshore Wind: Revisit the Conversation and Comment

How might offshore wind impact Maine’s coastal waters? Will offshore wind affect Casco Bay?  We explored these questions and more at Winds of Change: Offshore Wind and Climate Change, A Casco Bay Matters Event. At the event Casco Baykeeper Ivy Frignoca moderated a panel of experts who provided an overview… Read more

What did we see on the Bay this summer?

Last week over 165 Friends of the Bay joined Casco Baykeeper Ivy Frignoca and Staff Scientist Mike Doan online at our latest Casco Bay Matters Event: What Casco Bay Is Telling Us. Here is a recording of the event for those of you who were unable to attend or would like to revisit the… Read more

Mike deploys our Portland Harbor Continuous Monitoring Station

Celebrating Data and New Stations

  Last month we celebrated the launch of our new Continuous Monitoring Stations by taking a first look at the data they are collecting in Casco Bay. Staff Scientist Mike Doan walked us through preliminary data on temperature, salinity, pH, chlorophyll, and carbon dioxide from all three Continuous Monitoring Stations.… Read more

Rising seas and storm surges in Casco Bay

We had an inspiring and informative conversation at our latest Casco Bay Matters event, Sea level, storms, and surges, oh my! How Maine’s coasts can be resilient to climate change. Marine Geologist Peter Slovinsky from Maine Geological Survey joined Casco Baykeeper Ivy Frignoca to illuminate the latest science on rising seas,… Read more

Here’s the video from “Visual Storytelling and Casco Bay”

We had a blast hosting Visual Storytelling and Casco Bay: A Conversation with Knack Factory. Here is a video of the event, for those of you who were unable to attend live or would like to rewatch. What struck us, as we spoke with Alex Steed and Lindsey Heald about… Read more

What Casco Bay is telling us

We had a lively and informative What Casco Bay is telling us: a Casco Bay Matters Event as more than 100 Friends joined us for the conversation. Here is a video of the event, for those of you who were not able to attend live or would like to relisten.… Read more

Celebrating Water

What a special evening we had for Celebrating Water – 30 Years of Friends of Casco Bay: A Film, A Poem, and A Conversation with Gary Lawless on July 27! Thank you to all who joined us for this one-of-a-kind event. If you missed the event — or if you… Read more