Arts & Food News

Waterfowl Festival Kids’ Fishing Derby

November 16, 2018
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CCA Maryland sponsors the Kids’ Fishing Derby at this year’s 48th annual Waterfowl Festival in Easton, Maryland.  More than 200 kids from all over the region came out to do some fishing at the Bay Street Ponds and winning fun prizes while and learning how to fish. EASTON, MARYLAND (Saturday & Sunday, November 10-11, 2018) … Read more

Bonterra Organic Vineyards & BreakThru Beverage Give Back to Conservation, Habitat & Clean Water

June 20, 2018
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Bonterra Organic Vineyards & BreakThru Beverage have kicked off a 3 month give back program for our efforts to Conserve, Promote and Enhance our coastal marine resources for the benefit of the general public. Wine retailers & restaurants in Maryland, DC and Delaware can participate in the program so if you know a store that … Read more

CCA Partners with York County History Center

September 16, 2016
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An Arts & Food Experience CCA Maryland Central Region Chapter is once again proud to be partnering with the York Water Company and York County History Center for their upcoming oyster festival. Oysters were a significant part of diets for york county colonials and for the past 42 years, York City has hosted a festival to … Read more

Community Festival Benefits Habitat Restoration

September 12, 2016
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www.OYSTERSTROLLMD.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: September 15, 2016 Community Festival Benefits Restoration Each year the Central Region Chapter of the Coastal Conservation Association of Maryland (CCA MD) partners with the city of Westminster Maryland to host a free city wide Oyster Stroll. The festival benefits CCA MD’s award winning oyster restoration project, the Living Reef … Read more

CCA’s Oyster Alley

August 13, 2016
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MARYLAND STATE FAIR OYSTER ALLEY – Maryland oyster aquaculture has increased 48% leading to a healthier Bay. Stroll down CCA’s Oyster Alley on opening weekend to learn from Coastal Conservation Association Maryland representatives, while sampling Hopper Island, Fishing Creek, Honga Tonk, Shore Thing and other local oysters. Come visit us at Maryland State Fair Park, … Read more

SweetWater Brewing Company To Give $100,000 For Clean Water Initiatives

July 18, 2016
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ATLANTA (6.1.16) – SweetWater Brewing Company is broadening its annual Save Our Water campaign to “protect our right to clean water and tasty brews” to include five partner organizations:  Waterkeeper Alliance, Trout Unlimited, Ducks Unlimited, Surfrider, and Coastal Conservation Association’s National Habitat Program, Building Conservation Trust.   Marking the campaign’s 10th anniversary, SweetWater will donate $100,000 … Read more

First Westminster Oyster Stroll: Shell of a good time

July 18, 2016
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By: Jon Kelvey, Carroll County Times October 10, 2015 It was a refreshingly cool autumn afternoon in Westminster, where the trees had changed color, as if by magic to mark the season, colorful canopies dotted downtown, and the breeze carried the faint aroma of, well, the bay. This was the first-ever Downtown Westminster Oyster Stroll on … Read more

41st Annual Oyster Festival Returns to York

July 18, 2016
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Posted 9:37 AM, October 14, 2015, by Kara Duffy, Updated at 09:52am, October 15, 2015 Taste and tradition are coming together once again with this weekend marking the York County Heritage Trust’s 41st Annual Oyster Festival. The event will feature oysters, seafood, beer and wine, as well as live music and artisan demonstrators. It’ll be … Read more

Oyster Stroll Returns!

July 14, 2016
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Each year, The Central Region chapter partners with the City of Westminster to host their annual Oyster Stroll Festival.  Based on the overwhelming success of last year’s festival, of nearly 2500 people in attendance, you’re going to want to save the date of Saturday, October 8th for our 2nd Annual Oyster Stroll. The strolling and … Read more

Save the Date – All-Inclusive Conservation Dinner

July 14, 2016
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July 20th at 6pm, come experience a winning combination of fine dining & good company, all while toasting to conservation.  The all-inclusive evening, hosted by Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville, Md, invites guests to indulge in a savory 6 course offering of creative concoctions of oysters and sea bass to celebrate CCA’s habitat restoration efforts taking place in the … Read more