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blue mussels and barnacles attached to a rock
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Federal programs like Mussel Watch play a vital role in the Coalition’s work to fight pollution – but threats to the future of federal science, research, and funding could rob us of the tools we need to save Buzzards Bay.

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bald eagle flying at Betty's Neck in Lakeville
Posted · By Michaella Sheridan

After their brush with extinction in the 20th century, bald eagles are beginning to return to the Buzzards Bay region, soaring over ponds, rivers, and salt marshes from Fall River to Falmouth.

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deer standing on farmland on Allens Pond in Dartmouth
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A $1 million federal grant will provide one of the last major pieces of funding to forever protect more than 200 acres of scenic coastal forests, wetlands, and working farmland on Allens Pond in Dartmouth.

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two young women walking through the woods at The Sawmill in Acushnet
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Even if you have a busy schedule, making the time for a simple Sunday stroll can help improve your heart health, ease stress, and create a connection to the outdoors.

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a group of kids in waders exploring the Acushnet River
Posted · By Mark Rasmussen

2016 sure has been a challenging year on the national and global level. But here at home on Buzzards Bay, it was an exceptional year of progress.

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Acushnet River at Hamlin Street
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The Coalition has protected another 9 acres on the Acushnet River, growing the popular Acushnet River Reserve network of places where people can explore and enjoy the outdoors.

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Massachusetts Maritime Academy professor and students standing by the water holding a sonde
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The academy’s partnership with the Coalition has created a new project for students studying careers in marine biology and environmental research.

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child playing by Angeline Brook in Westport
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The Coalition continues to move forward with saving one of the most important remaining native sea-run brook trout habitats in southern New England.

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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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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: