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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

4th Annual Oyster Stroll Downtown Westminster 2018

October 16, 2018
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Downtown Westminster’s 4th annual Oyster Stroll raised awareness and funds for Coastal Conservation Association Maryland with delectable freshly shucked oysters from aquaculture farms all over The Bay. WESTMINSTER, MARYLAND (Saturday, October 13, 2018) Thousands of oyster lovers hit the streets of Westminster last Saturday to enjoy the season’s first taste of fall and slurp up … Read more

Half Shells for Habitat, Patuxent River Banquet 2018

October 15, 2018
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Coastal Conservation Association Maryland’s Patuxent River Chapter hosts Half Shells for Habitat, a fundraising event with a focus on growing the Living Reef Action Campaign (LRAC) into Southern Maryland SOLOMONS, MARYLAND (Thursday, October 11, 2018)— In spite of the wild weather, more than 80 local members, conservationists and friends came out to show their support … Read more

Fishing Rods at the Westminster Library

October 9, 2018
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Westminster, MD – On Saturday, October 13, the Coastal Conservation Association of Maryland, Central Region Chapter, made a donation of fishing rods and equipment to Carroll County Public Library’s Westminster Branch. The donation helped supplement the existing collection of six fishing rods and equipment currently available for loan from the branch. The presentation took place during the … Read more

Patuxent River Chapter’s “Half Shells for Habitat” Fundraising Banquet

June 30, 2018
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The Patuxent River Chapter of CCA Maryland will hold their annual fundraising banquet on October 11th, 2018.   The event will be held at the Calvert Marine Museum in Solomons Maryland. Attendees will enjoy an evening of fun, food, drinks and camaraderie, all while helping support habitat restoration and conservation efforts in the area. All attendees … Read more

Central Region Chapter Releases Thank You Video

March 7, 2017
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CCA Maryland’s Central Region Chapter recently held another record breaking Range to Reef Dinner & Benefit which saw more than 230 attendees celebrating conservation in Westminster, Maryland. The chapter members thanked those in attendance with this video about the grassroots efforts of CCA Maryland. Stayed connected with the CCA Central Region Chapter by visiting the  CCA Central Region Chapter FACEBOOK … Read more

BCT & CCA Make A Splash with 2nd Chesapeake Reef Project

February 22, 2017
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Tangier Sound is about to have a whole lot more underwater habitat for anglers to explore!  Tuesday, February 21, 2017, marked the deployment of CCA’s National Habitat Program, The Building Conservation Trust’s (BCT) second reef project in the Chesapeake Bay.  Anglers alike will have even more options in Tangier Sound for what was already considered a premier destination and the … Read more

Schools Create an Oyster Week Experience for Students

January 19, 2017
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Students and faculty from Friendship Valley Elementary School (Westminster, MD) and Resurrection-St Paul School (Ellicott City, MD) have recently collaborated to create weeklong educational and hands-on restoration experiences at their schools. These schools are working cooperatively with the Building Conservation Trust (BCT) and Coastal Conservation Association of Maryland (CCA) to create STEM learning activities that are focused on oyster restoration and why creating new marine habitat is important … Read more