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installation of nitrogen-reducing septic system at a home on West Falmouth Harbor
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Last year, 20 homeowners around West Falmouth Harbor signed up to upgrade their septic systems or cesspools to nitrogen-reducing technology as part of a demonstration project led by the Coalition and the town of Falmouth.

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Cuttyhunk Harbormaster office
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The Coalition is working with the town of Gosnold to install a free, permanent boat waste pumpout station in Cuttyhunk Harbor, which will begin service in June 2018.

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two cyclists on bike path in Fairhaven
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These 10 paved, well-marked paths off the main roads provide everybody with safe places to walk, bike, run, skate, or ski, whether you’re an avid adventurer or just learning how to ride.

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participants at finish line at 2017 Buzzards Bay Swim
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For only the second time in its 24-year history, the Buzzards Bay Swim was cancelled on Saturday due to unsafe weather conditions.

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protected forest and cranberry bogs near the Weweantic River in Wareham
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A recently completed land conservation project in Wareham is bringing together three parts of the Community Preservation Act – land conservation, outdoor recreation, and affordable housing – to benefit Wareham residents.

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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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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: