Curtis Bohlen is the Director of the Casco Bay Estuary Partnership (CBEP), a program hosted jointly by the Muskie School and the Marine Law Institute. Bohlen has worked as a private environmental consultant, as a restoration ecologist with Trout Unlimited and on the faculty of Bates and Colby Colleges. Before arriving in Maine 13 years ago, Bohlen served as a Staff Scientist for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and as an Assistant Research Scientist at the University of Maryland's Chesapeake Biological Laboratory. Bohlen holds a Ph.D. in Ecology from Cornell University, and M.S. and B.S. degrees in biology from Stanford University.