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!
The town of Mattapoisett covers 18 square miles, all of which is located within the Buzzards Bay watershed. Mattapoisett sits on the shores of Buzzards Bay with Fairhaven to the west, Marion to the east, and Acushnet and Rochester to the north. As of the 2010 Census, Mattapoisett was home to 6,045 residents. Its coastline extends 26 miles along Nasketucket Bay, Mattapoisett Harbor, Aucoot Cove, and the Mattapoisett River.
The Coalition has conserved 164 acres of forestland in the Mattapoisett River Valley to protect a well that supplies drinking water to Marion 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.