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.
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.
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.
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.