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solar panels and green roof on Buzzards Bay Center in downtown New Bedford
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New Bedford’s solar and wind energy initiatives have established the city as national leader in green energy and climate protection.

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a woman holding up her medal at the Buzzards Bay Swim
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240 swimmers dove into outer New Bedford Harbor early Saturday morning to celebrate clean water in Buzzards Bay during the Coalition’s 23rd annual Buzzards Bay Swim.

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women sitting on an Azorean whaleboat in Clarks Cove in New Bedford
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These six rowing clubs around Buzzards Bay offer the opportunity to learn how to row, meet new people, get some exercise, and appreciate our local waters.

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Buzzards Bay Coalition staff training volunteers in Little Compton to test water quality
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In the quiet westernmost corner of the Buzzards Bay watershed in Rhode Island, local residents are teaming up with the Coalition to monitor the health of the Bay’s largest salt pond.

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algae on West Falmouth Harbor
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Globally, more than 90 percent of the nitrogen used to produce meat and dairy products, along with 80 percent used to grow plant-based foods, is lost to the environment.

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boats on Westport River by Cherry & Webb Beach
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To kick off summer, our members shared 14 of their favorite places: harbors, beaches, trails, and all the other fantastic spots where people like you can discover Buzzards Bay summer long.

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Buzzards Bay Guardian Award recipients at the Buzzards Bay Coalition’s 28th Annual Meeting
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At its 28th Annual Meeting in Onset, the Coalition celebrated an exceptional year of accomplishments and honored three outstanding guardians of Buzzards Bay.

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Coalition President Mark Rasmussen with swimmer Bob Milne
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Three months, 97 emails, and 26 generous donors later, Bob Milne raised $1,080 for the Coalition at the 2015 Buzzards Bay Swim. It was an overwhelming show of support for Bob’s fitting tribute to his girlfriend's father.

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a man holding a striped bass on a boat in Buzzards Bay
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In April and May, striped bass begin to return to our shores – and so do the fishermen and women who love to catch them. Try your hand at catching a striper, tog, or scup this spring at one of these spots around Buzzards Bay.

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sisters Rachel Ashley and Rebekah Ashley Rubin at the 2015 Buzzards Bay Swim
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In a field of 250 swimmers at the 2015 Buzzards Bay Swim, sisters Rachel Ashley and Rebekah Ashley Rubin crossed the finish line in 73rd and 74th place, respectively. But this is the moment they remember.

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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: