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The State of the Bay: 50 years of the Clean Water Act and 30+ Years of Advocacy, A Casco Bay Matters Event

April 29, 2022

Please join us online on Wednesday, May 18, from noon to 1 p.m. for The State of the Bay: 50 years of the Clean Water Act and 30+ Years of Advocacy, A Casco Bay Matters Event. This event kicks off our year of celebrations honoring the 50th Anniversary of the… Read more

Join us for We Are Water

April 28, 2022

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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Sign up for Nabbing Nitrogen, a Clean Water Act Day of Action!

April 27, 2022

Please join more than 100 other community members as we Nab Nitrogen in Portland Harbor on Sunday, August 7. That morning, volunteers will spread out around the Harbor and collect simultaneous water samples. Read more

New data, NEW insight

April 14, 2022

Presenting data is like telling a story. When we look at a graph of our water quality data, it tells us a story about the health of Casco Bay. Seeing the same data in a different kind of graph can help us see another perspective, another side of the story. … Read more

Bay temperatures rise as oxygen levels dip

January 18, 2022

Friends of Casco Bay has been collecting water quality data on the health of the Bay for 29 years. A recent analysis of our seasonal long term dataset shows that water temperatures are on the rise in Casco Bay.   “It’s alarming to see we’re going in the wrong direction,”… Read more

Crabs, HABs, Sharks, and More… A Casco Bay Matters Event

January 10, 2022

Join us next Wednesday for an illuminating discussion with guest scientists who are doing cutting edge research in Casco Bay: Crabs, HABs, Sharks, and More… A Casco Bay Matters Event. Green crabs, harmful algal blooms (HABs), and great white sharks are drawing increasing attention around Casco Bay. Have these sea creatures always been… Read more