Habitat

Articles about Habitat

Georgia Enhances the High Point Inshore Artificial Reef

Posted on August 21, 2017

Oyster reefing project set for Tampa Bay

CCA Florida, BCT, and CCA Music City join effort to enhance habitat around Fantasy Island
Posted on January 21, 2016

CCA Louisiana and Conservation Partners Expand Independence Island Artificial Reef

Shell, LDWF collaborate on Phase II of important fisheries habitat near Grand Isle
Posted on December 02, 2015

Construction began earlier this week on the four-acre expansion of Independence Island Artificial Reef, which is comprised of roughly 7,000 tons of large limestone.  The original Independence Island Reef, built in the summer of 2011, has become a favorite fishing destination for thousands of anglers.

Oyster Summit seeks to build a better oyster reef

BCT convenes experts from around nation to develop oyster restoration playbook
Posted on November 13, 2015

Lafourche Parish School Kids help build Floating Islands Restoration Project near Grand Isle

Posted on April 23, 2015

Close to 100 Lafourche Parish school students and dozens of volunteers helped build the Floating Islands Restoration Project off of Highway 1 near Grand Isle on Friday.

Restoration of Cedar Bayou Completed

Iconic Pass Now Open After Years of Planning and Fundraising Efforts
Posted on September 29, 2014

Cedar Bayou is a natural pass that separates San Jose Island from Matagorda Island. Dredging efforts date back to the 1930s, but partial efforts, siltation, and misplacement of spoil materials eventually led to the pass and adjacent Vinson Slough being sealed. The restoration of Cedar Bayou and Vinson Slough has created the vital connection from Mesquite and Aransas Bays to the Gulf of Mexico.

Kenny Chesney accepts honorary board seat with CCA's habitat program

Posted on February 10, 2014

CCA Louisiana and partners join forces for Phase II build of Floating Islands

Posted on April 23, 2013

Material from Katrina damaged Buras High School used to create new fish habitat

Posted on December 19, 2012

CCA habitat program targets Texas mid-coast

Latest reefing effort brings partners together to create near-shore reef fish habitat
Posted on March 03, 2011

Coastal Conservation Association has announced plans for a $100,000 reef project off the Texas mid-coast, funded by CCA Texas, CCA National’s Building Conservation Habitat Program, Shell, Shimano and Frabill, in partnership with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Artificial Reef Program. This latest step in CCA’s reefing program will bring valuable reef fish habitat and angling opportunities in the heart of the Texas coast at a time when it is needed most.

Sportsman Channel and DISH Network Collaborate To Support Gulf Region Recovery Efforts

Sportsman SD and HD Now Available as A la Carte Option; New Subscriber Proceeds To Support Gulf Coast Fund & Coastal Conservation Association
Posted on August 31, 2010

In an effort to raise awareness and funds for Gulf regions working to recover from the recent oil spill disaster, Sportsman Channel will funnel this year’s proceeds from the a la carte pricing to a special “Sportsman’s Fund” created with the Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) to benefit Gulf coast habitat restoration and research.  CCA is one of the largest non-profit marine conservation groups in America.