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a man holding his water testing sampling pole and kit on Buttermilk Bay
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State funding for water quality monitoring in Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound is once again at risk. This critical funding supports the Coalition's volunteer Baywatchers monitoring program.

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Mark Rasmussen, David Pincumbe, and Korrin Petersen
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The Coalition celebrated another exceptional year of accomplishments and honored a Buzzards Bay guardian and a remarkable volunteer at our 29th Annual Meeting in Cataumet.

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foggy view of West Branch of Westport River
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This long-awaited nitrogen pollution cleanup plan, called a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL), sets a course for action to restore clean water, abundant eelgrass beds, and healthy marine life in the Westport Rivers.

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Buzzards Bay Swim finish line at Fort Phoenix State Reservation in Fairhaven
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Over the next eight weeks, together, we’ll work to achieve our 2017 goal by registering a total of 340 swimmers and raising $135,000 by the day of the Swim on Saturday, June 24. If we do, we’ll unlock the first $25,000 of the grant.

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Westport River in Massachusetts
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“Government inaction is literally choking the life out of the Westport Rivers,” said Coalition President Mark Rasmussen.

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Buzzards Bay Coalition staff with P.J. Keating Company at new protected property in Acushnet
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This month, the Coalition partnered with the P.J. Keating Company to add 21 acres to this expanding network of protected forests, fields, and wetlands along the Acushnet River.

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two people holding a Save Buzzards Bay March for Science sign
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You can help defend the vital role of science in saving Buzzards Bay by attending a march with your friends and family in Boston, Providence, Falmouth, or Washington, D.C. on April 22.

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river herring swimming up Agawam River fish ladder in Wareham, Massachusetts
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Data collected over the past 25 years offer a snapshot of the decline of river herring and hint at possible solutions to bring their populations back to health in Buzzards Bay and beyond.

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woman walking on a trail at the Watuppa Reservation in Fall River
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The Southeastern Massachusetts Bioreserve has something for everyone to enjoy, but its large size and relatively remote location can be a bit daunting. Here are some tips and suggestions to help you discover this wonderfully wild place.

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salt marsh erosion on the Westport River
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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.

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Working to Save Buzzards Bay

The Buzzards Bay Coalition is a membership-supported organization dedicated to improving the health of the Buzzards Bay ecosystem for all through education, conservation, research, and advocacy.

We work to protect clean water on the Bay and on the land: