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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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team Salty Seadogs at the 2016 Buzzards Bay Swim
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As competitive swimmers Alex Gallant and Nicholas Graca prepare for their respective 6th and 3rd year swimming, they reflect on why they first tried the Buzzards Bay Swim and what makes them keep coming back.

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great egret wading in the West Branch of the Westport River
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Last summer’s dry weather conditions seemed to help boost Bay Health numbers in dozens of waterways from Westport to Woods Hole – but a wet start to 2017 may mean that the Bay gets larger dose of harmful nitrogen pollution this spring.

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woman pushing man in a wheelchair near a pond
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There’s still a lot of progress to be made to improve the region’s outdoor places so everybody can discover Buzzards Bay, regardless of their physical ability.

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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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Carvalho Farm in Fairhaven
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We now have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to preserve this beloved landscape forever to protect clean water in Nasketucket Bay, conserve coastal habitats, and open it up for people to enjoy.

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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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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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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: