Central Region Chapter News

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

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

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

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