Casco Bay Estuary Partnership


The Casco Bay Estuary Partnership (CBEP) is one of 28 National Estuary Programs under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. It is a collaborative effort of local, state, and federal government organizations, non-profits, local businesses, citizens, and universities dedicated to protecting and restoring Casco Bay, Maine. The partnership is focused on protecting and restoring fish and wildlife habitat; decreasing stormwater pollution and improving water quality; reduced toxic pollution; promoting informed and responsible stewardship; reducing marine invasive species in the bay; and increasingly, reducing and adapting to the effects of climate change.