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  • KMA’s Kim Anania serves on the Board of Directors of Friends of Casco Bay.


Key conclusions in the report, “A Changing Casco Bay,” released by the conservation organization “Friends of Casco Bay” in late April suggests that Casco Bay, though generally healthy, is facing an uncertain future.

So just how healthy is the Bay? After decades of research, the group finds that the coastal waters of Maine’s most populous region are becoming more acidic, making it harder for shellfish, such as clams, oysters, and mussels, to build and maintain their shells.

The report lists 59 actions to consider to slow the impact of acidification.

You can read the full press release and other information at http://www.cascobay.org/a-changing-casco-bay-media-release.