CCA MD Newsroom

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

2018 Red Trout Tournament Results

October 2, 2018
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2018 CCA Maryland Red Trout Tournament Crisfield, Maryland It was a beautiful weekend in Crisfield, Maryland for the 2018 Red Trout Fishing Tournament. Fisherman from all over the region came to Crisfield to enjoy fishing this two-day tournament amongst Tangier Sound’s many creeks, rivers, reefs, and islands. The Red Trout Tournament started in 2013, to … Read more

Coastal Conservation Association Comments On Bluefish Allocation Amendment To The Bluefish Management Plan

July 23, 2018
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The following comments were provided by CCA on the current Bluefish Allocation Amendment being considered by the Mid-Atlantic Council.  Full details of this action can be found HERE The following information is from the document regarding public input: The public is encouraged to submit comments regarding the range of potential issues to be addressed in … Read more

CCA Maryland is Hiring

July 11, 2018
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Coastal Conservation Association Maryland (CCA Maryland) is a state chapter of Coastal Conservation Association(CCA). The purpose of CCA 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 our coastal resources for the benefit of … 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

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

Partners in conservation launch ReleaSense initiative

June 20, 2018
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  Collaborative effort to make best catch-and-release practices, research available to anglers   Shimano, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Harte Research Institute (HRI) for Gulf of Mexico Studies and Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) are proud to announce the launch of a cooperative effort called ReleaSense to promote and enhance the traditional role of anglers as leaders … Read more

CCA Maryland Weighs in on Proposed Yellow Perch Changes

May 11, 2018
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Click Here to view CCA Maryland’s input to DNR on proposed changes to the yellow perch fishery in May of 2018. Regulatory scoping is an important part of the public process and all changes being considered by Maryland DNR can be viewed here