Over the past 15 years, the Coalition has worked in close partnership with the towns of Fairhaven, Mattapoisett, Marion, and Rochester to forever protect 1,468 acres of forests and wetlands in the Mattapoisett River Valley – a rate of nearly 100 acres per year.
Salt marsh islands in the West Branch of the Westport River declined by nearly half during the past 80 years, pointing to a troubling trend of loss that's likely affecting coastal habitats throughout the Bay and along the East Coast.
From sprouting ferns to the arrival of new wildlife, there are lots of hints that our world is shifting away from winter. Look out for these six signs of spring and feel your winter woes melt away!
Join the Westport River Watershed Alliance for its annual spring beach cleanup at Cherry and Webb Beach (Town Beach). Please come out and be part of the solution! Gloves and bags will be provided.