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Portland King Tides Trail Opens December 8

Posted by on Nov 22, 2014 in Community Events | Comments Off on Portland King Tides Trail Opens December 8

Students from the University of Southern Maine are installing a temporary “King Tides Trail” in downtown Portland, demarcating a 3-foot rise in sea level. There are red marking-whiskers and solar lamps along the 4.1-mile trail from Bayside to the Old Port. Sidewalk decals identify significant observation points for high-tide events. A Google map helps visitors explore the Trail. The City of Portland reviewed and permitted this temporary student art installation (which will remain up from December 8, 2014 to January 23, 2015). This USM Art Department project, affiliated with Envisioning...

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Casco Bay through Time

Posted by on Aug 1, 2014 in Community Events | Comments Off on Casco Bay through Time

Friends of Casco Bay will soon be producing Casco Bay through Time, a  curriculum for grades 4-8 with hands-on activities, resource materials, and information about the impacts of warming ocean temperatures, sea-level rise and ocean acidification. While focused on Casco Bay, Maine, many activities could be adapted for other regions around the Gulf of Maine. To learn more, contact Mary Cerullo at or 207-799-8574.

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