September 27, 2021
Fowlers Beach, 1987, Easem ent, 7.18 Acres.
Framed by Rosa rugosa and beach grass, this beautiful double-horseshoe sandy beach is used for community recreation. Fowler’s Beach is owned by the Long Island Civic Association (LICA) and includes open space on marshy upland portions.
The site captures views of the dunes at Fowlers Beach along with its rocky spit and tidal pool. It is westward facing with parking on the opposite side of the beach where a protected wetland is located. The site captures photos that show gradual erosion and signs of sea-level rise.
Oceanside Conservation Trust of Casco Bay facilitates the conservation of wild or undeveloped open space, scenic areas, and historic landmarks in the Casco Bay region; fosters low-impact and respectful access to these resources; and enhances the cultural, economic and civil well-being of residents and visitors.
OCT is part of the Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative's Climate Change Observatory Network, a photo monitoring program designed to work with environmental organizations and communities to assist with the observation, measurement and documentation of long-term climate change trends and climate adaptation projects.