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Photo Contest Gallery

Posted by on Nov 17, 2015 in Community Events, Featured Photo | Comments Off on Photo Contest Gallery

Photo Contest Gallery

The following gallery of images comes from the 2014 and 2015 King Tides Photo Contests, in which residents from around the Gulf of Maine turned out to photograph the exceptionally high tides. Beneath the winning images, other submissions from both 2014 and 2015 contests appear by state/province. These images may be used for educational purposes as long as credit is given to the photographers. Thanks go to Photo Market (of Portland, Maine) and Patagonia for contributing prizes,  and to everyone who submitted images. 2015 Winning Photographs Heidi M. Davis Newbury MA Mike Barron Hampton NH Neil Robichaud St. John...

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King Tides Contest Photos

Posted by on Sep 3, 2015 in Community Events, Featured Photo, Home Page Slider | Comments Off on King Tides Contest Photos

King Tides Contest Photos

Citizens from around the Gulf of Maine have taken compelling images of King Tides in region-wide photo contests. Click here to see...

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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 Change, is supported by the Limulus Fund at the...

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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 mcerullo@cascobay.org or...

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