Last month, a local photographer captured an exciting sight at The Sawmill: the first recorded river otter in this portion of the Acushnet River since the Coalition restored and opened the property as a public park in 2015.
The U.S. EPA has issued long-awaited nitrogen pollution cleanup plans called Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) for four Buzzards Bay waterways in Falmouth: Quissett Harbor, Wild Harbor, and Rands Harbor/Fiddlers Cove.
If you’ve ever watched sailboats breeze by in summer and wondered how you or your kids could learn how to sail, then you’re in luck. These 14 locations offer group and private sailing lessons that will help you get out on the water in no time!
Although Acushnet doesn’t touch Buzzards Bay’s coastline directly, the entire town lies within the Buzzards Bay watershed. The Acushnet River flows through the town, which connects Acushnet to New Bedford Harbor and Buzzards Bay. Acushnet is 19 square miles in size, surrounded by the communities of New Bedford, Fairhaven, Mattapoisett, Rochester, and Freetown. As of the 2010 Census, Acushnet was home to 10,303 residents.
Looking for a new way to get outside and explore Buzzards Bay’s special places? Try geocaching: a modern-day version of treasure hunting.
Set a resolution to discover one of these 52 places each week in the new year. We bet there's many spots on this list you've never explored!