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Westport River in Massachusetts
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“Government inaction is literally choking the life out of the Westport Rivers,” said Coalition President Mark Rasmussen.

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Buzzards Bay Coalition staff with P.J. Keating Company at new protected property in Acushnet
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This month, the Coalition partnered with the P.J. Keating Company to add 21 acres to this expanding network of protected forests, fields, and wetlands along the Acushnet River.

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two people holding a Save Buzzards Bay March for Science sign
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You can help defend the vital role of science in saving Buzzards Bay by attending a march with your friends and family in Boston, Providence, Falmouth, or Washington, D.C. on April 22.

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river herring swimming up Agawam River fish ladder in Wareham, Massachusetts
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Data collected over the past 25 years offer a snapshot of the decline of river herring and hint at possible solutions to bring their populations back to health in Buzzards Bay and beyond.

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woman walking on a trail at the Watuppa Reservation in Fall River
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The Southeastern Massachusetts Bioreserve has something for everyone to enjoy, but its large size and relatively remote location can be a bit daunting. Here are some tips and suggestions to help you discover this wonderfully wild place.

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salt marsh erosion on the Westport River
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Salt marsh islands in the West Branch of the Westport River declined by nearly half during the past 80 years, pointing to a troubling trend of loss that's likely affecting coastal habitats throughout the Bay and along the East Coast.

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board and staff of the Buzzards Bay Coalition
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With the addition of these positions, the Coalition’s team will grow to 20 conservation professionals, as well as seasonal part-time staff, service members, and countless volunteers who help us carry out our clean water mission.

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Rosie Byrnes swimming across outer New Bedford Harbor at the Buzzards Bay Swim
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With weekly practice, Rosie Byrnes was was swimming a full mile – 33 laps – with ease after two months. And by the time June rolled around, she felt like a pro, effortlessly swimming 1.2 miles in the pool.

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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
Posted · By Michaella Sheridan

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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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: