When people hear about cuts to federal and state conservation funding, this is what we risk losing: clean water, natural landscapes, wildlife habitats, healthy outdoor recreation, and the quality of life in our communities.
Forests are one of the key secrets behind the Bay’s relatively good health. To protect clean water for future generations, we need to protect these forests.
Here’s how you can hike the Falmouth Moraine Trail’s three sections — or the entire 9-mile trail if you’re up for an adventure!
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.
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!
From Snipatuit Pond to Mattapoisett Harbor, you can follow the course of the Mattapoisett River by taking a walk, paddle, boat trip, or picnic at these 11 places.
Be part of the solution by applying to upgrade your septic system and reduce Buzzards Bay's biggest source of harmful nitrogen pollution.