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Cyclist Ann Parson riding in the Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride
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Ann Parson of South Dartmouth is doing something a little different for her third Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride this October: raising awareness of the harmful effects of single-use plastics like straws, coffee pods, and grocery bags on our environment.

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Ocean View Farm on Allens Pond in Dartmouth
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This summer, the Coalition permanently conserved two treasured coastal farms in Fairhaven and Dartmouth to protect clean water, preserve coastal habitats, and create new places for people like you to explore.

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Wendy and Emma Keeler
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When Emma Keeler, 16, successfully biked 35 miles from Rochester to Woods Hole at last year’s Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride, she vowed she would return in 2017 – and this time, she promised to bring some friends along.

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two women kayaking on the Westport River East Branch
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Try your hand at paddling without having to purchase any gear – these five local outfitters rent kayaks and stand-up paddleboards so you can set off on a paddling adventure today.

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installation of nitrogen-reducing septic system at a home on West Falmouth Harbor
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Last year, 20 homeowners around West Falmouth Harbor signed up to upgrade their septic systems or cesspools to nitrogen-reducing technology as part of a demonstration project led by the Coalition and the town of Falmouth.

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Cuttyhunk Harbormaster office
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The Coalition is working with the town of Gosnold to install a free, permanent boat waste pumpout station in Cuttyhunk Harbor, which will begin service in June 2018.

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two cyclists on bike path in Fairhaven
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These 10 paved, well-marked paths off the main roads provide everybody with safe places to walk, bike, run, skate, or ski, whether you’re an avid adventurer or just learning how to ride.

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participants at finish line at 2017 Buzzards Bay Swim
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For only the second time in its 24-year history, the Buzzards Bay Swim was cancelled on Saturday due to unsafe weather conditions.

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protected forest and cranberry bogs near the Weweantic River in Wareham
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A recently completed land conservation project in Wareham is bringing together three parts of the Community Preservation Act – land conservation, outdoor recreation, and affordable housing – to benefit Wareham residents.

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Wareham Selectmen, Rep. Susan Williams Gifford, Sen. Mark Pacheco and Buzzards Bay Coalition President Mark Rasmussen at Onset Beach
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The Wareham Board of Selectmen has officially greenlighted the Coalition’s plans to create a new on-the-water exploration center on Onset Bay by signing a 99-year lease of the historic Onset Bathhouse to the Coalition.

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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: