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Tinkham Pond at the Mattapoisett River Reserve
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Over the past 15 years, the Coalition has worked in close partnership with the towns of Fairhaven, Mattapoisett, Marion, and Rochester to forever protect 1,468 acres of forests and wetlands in the Mattapoisett River Valley – a rate of nearly 100 acres per year.

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a man walking a dog on the trail through the woods at Halfway Pond Conservation Area in Plymouth
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For dog owners, part of the fun of outdoor exploration is having your faithful companion by your side. Here's a list of local places where you and your dog can run, walk, swim, and play.

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algae mats floating on the surface of the Westport River
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After more than three and a half years, we’re still waiting for the final pollution limits needed to take action to protect and restore the Westport Rivers and several other waterways.

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Marco Brunette and his mom at the Buzzards Bay Swim
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Marco Brunette of Concord had never seen Buzzards Bay when he decided to participate in the Buzzards Bay Swim. That didn't stop him from raising more than $1,000 for clean water.

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Buzzards Bay-themed books on a bookshelf
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When winter’s chill settles in, you can still discover Buzzards Bay through books devoted to the Bay’s wildlife, ecology, people, and culture.

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houses on Eel Pond in Mattapoisett
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Local conservation commissions play a vital role in our effort to save Buzzards Bay by upholding the laws that protect wetlands.

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boy holding up a mermaid’s toenail shell he found on East Beach during Sea Lab
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For fourth-graders in New Bedford Public Schools, beach walks with the Coalition as part of the city’s Sea Lab program are opening a new window to learning, exploration, and imagination on Buzzards Bay.

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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
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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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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: