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brown dog wearing a blaze orange vest in the woods
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With proper awareness and some simple precautions, both hunters and hikers can enjoy the outdoors this time of year.

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Red Barn Farm in Rochester
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Land conservation doesn’t always mean purchasing a property outright. In fact, most of the land that the Coalition conserves is protected using a tool called a conservation restriction.

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a deer running across a farm field on Allens Pond in Dartmouth
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The Coalition is leading the effort to conserve over 200 acres of coastal forests, wetlands, and working farmland on Allens Pond to save this jewel of Buzzards Bay forever.

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a mother and young child looking out over the Acushnet River at The Sawmill
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Discover Buzzards Bay is a resource to help local residents find unique and exciting ways to explore the outdoors, get some exercise, and connect with nature.

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Salt marsh shoreline of Salters Pond in Dartmouth
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The salt marshes around Salters Pond, Flume Pond, and Gunning Point Pond are now nearly free of Phragmites after a three-year project to dramatically reduce these invasive weeds.

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Team Girl Power finishes the Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride in Woods Hole
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150 cyclists pedaled across Southeastern New England on Sunday, Oct. 2 during the 10th anniversary Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride. The event raised more than $120,000 to support the Coalition’s work.

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bay scallop from Mattapoisett Harbor
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Bay scallops were once to Buzzards Bay what oysters were to the Chesapeake Bay and Long Island Sound. But today, our once-abundant bay scallops have all but disappeared.

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Eel Pond in Mattapoisett
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A state court has agreed to allow the Coalition and 12 Mattapoisett citizens to intervene in a case defending the Mattapoisett Conservation Commission’s enforcement of wetlands protection laws on Eel Pond.

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feet hiking through the woods past a moss-covered tree stump
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If you think you need to travel far away to go for a long hike, think again! The Buzzards Bay region is home to many trails that stretch for miles.

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algae on West Falmouth Harbor
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Working with partners from Cape Cod and Rhode Island, the Coalition is supporting a grant-funded pilot project to test new, simpler technology to reduce nitrogen pollution from septic systems.

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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: