REMINDER TO RESIDENTS ABOUT ACCESS TO FISHING IN COLUMBIA BEACH 

Fishing in the community is limited to Columbia Beach residents and guests of residents. A resident must be present with their guest or guests at all times. All non-residents and non-accompanied guests will be escorted out of the community by security without exception.

 

 

COMMUNITY PLAYGROUND, SPORTS COURT, PIERS, AND BOAT LAUNCH CLOSED

To comply with Governor Hogan's March 31 directive and County Executive Pittman's subsequent order closing all community playgrounds, the Columbia Beach sports court, playground, fishing pier, and boat launch are closed until further notice. While recreational boating has been banned, kayaking and paddle boarding are still allowed as exercise as long as physical distancing guidelines are followed. 

 

The fishing pier is closed but residents wishing to fish from the rocks can continue to do so provided they have a current fishing license, keep what they catch (no sport fishing), and maintain physical distance. As always, access to fishing is limited to CB residents and their guests.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

80TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION 2020

Due to the restrictions on large gatherings prompted by the pandemic, plans for this year's Columbia Beach Day are being revised. It is envisioned that the event will be largely virtual. The typical CB day events, including music and food at the north end of the community, will be rescheduled when conditions permit.

 

 

 

GATE ACCESS

 The CBCIA Security Committee, chaired by Brian Mead, oversees gate access for the community. To obtain gate codes or for any other inquiry regarding gate access, please contact Brian at mycolumbiabeach@gmail.com or 443-203-9454.

 

For more information about gate access, click here.

 

 

 

 

BARGAIN RAIN BARRELS STILL AVAILABLE

 

Still time to get your $34 rain barrel!

 

Click here for more info and order form.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PLANTS

 

Landscaping with native plants is one way we can

address the  stormwater management issues in our community. The link below provides easily accessible information on native plants, including guidance on what type of plants you might want to use depending on your site and preferences. We hope you find this helpful. If you have any questions, feel free to contact John Wakeman-Linn (jwakemanlinn@verizon.net; 202-560-0996)

 

Click here for a list of plants native to the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

 

 

 

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