ASMFC Menhaden Management Board Misses Historic Opportunity

Advocating for the Conservation of our Coastal Fisheries

CCA Maryland Pickerel Championship

A 3 month pickerel fishing derby
December 1 - February 28th

Living Reef Action Campaign

Restoring oyster reef habitat while improving fishing opportunities for recreational fisherman in the Chesapeake Bay

Info on the Proposal to Dredge
Man O War Shoal
The Board of Public Works accepted input on a Tidal Wetlands License application to dredge fossil shell from Man O War shoal. This practice was done over 46 years and paid for by public dollars, with no evidence that this action will provide a net benefit to the Chesapeake Bay. CCA Maryland provided comments in opposition to the proposed action
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Welcome to CCA Maryland

The purpose of Coastal Conservation Association Maryland is to advise and educate the public on the conservation of our marine resources. The objective of CCA is to conserve, promote, and enhance the present and future availability of coastal resources for the benefit and enjoyment of the general public

What We Do

Advocate CCA of Maryland

Advocate

Engage in grass-roots, science based advocacy for the sustainable and wise use of Maryland’s marine resources.

Educate CCA of Maryland

Educate

Work to educate and empower anglers and students on the importance of conservation and the enhancement of marine habitat.

Conserve CCA of Maryland

Conserve

Work to conserve, promote, and enhance the present and future availability of our marine resources for the benefit of the general public.

Partner with CCA of Maryland

Partner

Collaborate with a broad range of local, state, and national partners to provide a collective voice for our coastal marine resources.

Living Reef Action Campaign

In an effort to restore oyster reef habitat while improving fishing opportunities for recreational fisherman in the Chesapeake Bay, Coastal Conservation Association’s (CCA’s) national marine habitat program, the Building Conservation Trust (BCT), have partnered with CCA Maryland, Lehigh Cement Co., Stevenson University, The Chesapeake Bay Foundation and the Maryland Artificial Reef Initiative (MARI) to build and deploy concrete reef balls all seeded with oyster spat to create new three dimensional reef structure for advancing restoration science. Learn more…

Students Involved
1,000students involved
Reef Balls Deployed
210reef balls deployed
Oysters Added to the Bay
222,000oysters added to the bay

How to Help

Join CCA

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Your donation will help generations to come.

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Volunteer

Lend your time locally to our exceptional causes.

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Our Sponsors

Coastal Conservation Association Maryland