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Sector Separation--It's OK to Throw Bad Ideas Away

Posted on July 21, 2011

Linus Pauling was an American chemist, biochemist, peace activist, author and educator. He was one of the most influential chemists in history and one of only four individuals to have won more than one Nobel Prize.

Major expansion of Port Mansfield reef underway

CCA Texas joins effort to expand fishing opportunities at existing reef
Posted on July 20, 2011

PORT MANSFIELD, TEXAS – Recreational fishermen in the nearshore waters off the coast of Port Mansfield will have almost five times the amount of habitat to fish within eight miles of the Port Mansfield Jetties after a major infusion of hard structure this week.

Old ships find new purpose at the bottom of the sea

Posted on July 18, 2011

CCA North Carolina earns West Marine grant for habitat

Posted on July 15, 2011

In honor of World Oceans Day, West Marine announced the recipients of their annual Marine Conservation Grants program. Grants for a total amount of $30,000 are being awarded to non-profit organizations throughout the U.S. who are working to “improve and protect marine habitat,” which is part of West Marine’s mission. 

Is saltwater fishing better or worse this year?

Posted on July 15, 2011

If you listen to the inshore saltwater fishermen concerning their fishing success for the current year you seldom hear of a good report. Even if they were having a “banner year” the fishing “could be better.”

Annihilate an Entire Species of Fish, and Other Easy Ways to Really Mess Things Up

Posted on July 15, 2011

So, there's this company called Omega Protein, and it seems intent on catching as much as it possibly can of an obscure, tiny, practically inedible fish called the Atlantic menhaden.

Annual stock report shows steady progress toward rebuilding our nation’s fisheries

Posted on July 14, 2011

Three fisheries stocks from the Northeast – Georges Bank haddock, Atlantic pollock and spiny dogfish – have now been rebuilt to healthy levels, bringing to 21 the number that have been rebuilt nationwide since 2000, according to a report to Congress from NOAA’s Fisheries Service issued today.

Sportsman Channel Presents $50,000 to CCA at ICAST to Support Gulf Region Recovery Efforts

Funds Will Go into Sportsman Fund Created with CCA in 2010
Posted on July 14, 2011

New Berlin, Wis. (July 15, 2011) – Sportsman Channel, the leader in outdoor TV for the American Sportsman, presented a $50,000 check to Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) President Pat Murray at the ICAST Show in Las Vegas. 

Sportsman Channel and Coastal Conservation Association Team Up To Support Gulf Habitat

Posted on July 14, 2011

In an effort to raise awareness and funds for Gulf regions working to recover from the recent oil spill disaster, Sportsman Channel has created a special "Sportsman’s Fund" with the Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) to benefit Gulf coast habitat restoration and research.

Palmetto Moon donates $15K to conservation groups

Posted on July 14, 2011

South Carolina retail chain Palmetto Moon is donating $15,000 to two nonprofit, habitat-conservation groups.