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Scenic salt marshes on Shell Point Bay in Wareham.
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Shell Point Bay marshes in Onset will soon become a destination for paddling, boating, fishing, and exploring, now that the Coalition has permanently protected this threatened coastal property as part of its developing Onset Bay Center.

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Four new staff members standing outside the Coalition’s stone building, with signs about green energy and clean water in the background.
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New staff members Rebecca Vasa, Maureen Thomas, Christine Gurdon, and Claudia Geib will help the Coalition continue to supply high-quality science and engage more people in Southeastern Massachusetts with their corner of Buzzards Bay.

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At its 30th Annual Meeting on May 19, the Coalition celebrated another exceptional year of accomplishments and honored three Buzzards Bay Guardians who have given outstanding service to the Bay’s cleanup, restoration, and protection.

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Trail runners in a group running through the woods.
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Combine the benefits of running with the pleasure of connecting with the great outdoors on one of these 13 trails around the region.

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Nancy Smith and Kait Carvalho at the 2016 Buzzards Bay Swim
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Longtime swimmer and Dartmouth resident Nancy Smith first participated in the Buzzards Bay Swim in 2000 and hasn’t missed a year since. Since then, Nancy has recruited other local swimmers to take the plunge with her.

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inlet from Eel Pond to Mattapoisett Harbor
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Court decision upholds the Mattapoisett Conservation Commission’s 2015 enforcement order requiring that a Seabreeze Lane homeowner restore filled wetlands and buffer zone along Eel Pond, one of Buzzards Bay’s most delicate coastal salt ponds.

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Fish ladder on the Agawam River in Wareham.
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With spring comes the sound of songbirds, the sight of colorful flowers, the feeling of warm sunshine – and migratory river herring returning to Buzzards Bay’s waters. Catch a glimpse of river herring at one of these 10 herring runs around the region.

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2018 Buzzards Bay Coalition Decision Makers Workshop on nitrogen-reducing septic systems
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Local decision makers from around the region came together at two free workshops in April to learn about the results of the Coalition’s on-the-ground pilot projects to reduce nitrogen pollution from septic systems.

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Ben Ostiguy at the 2008 Buzzards Bay Swim
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For his 10th Buzzards Bay Swim and the Swim's 25th anniversary, swimmer Ben Ostiguy has set himself a new challenge: to double his fundraising donations.

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EPA cleanup contractors removing contaminated sediment from the shoreline of Marsh Island in inner New Bedford Harbor in 2017
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As part of its decades-long New Bedford Harbor PCB cleanup, the EPA has removed contamination from the shoreline of Marsh Island in Fairhaven – a Coalition-owned property that is planned to become an outdoor waterfront destination for local residents to explore.

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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: