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a woman snorkeling at West Island in Buzzards Bay
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If you’re looking for a new way to cool off from summer’s heat, snorkeling in Buzzards Bay provides just the ticket!

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two cyclists riding on the Phoenix Bike Trail in Fairhaven during the Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride
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From scenic new routes to a fun waterfront finish line party, here’s 10 reasons why you don’t want to miss the 10th anniversary of southeastern New England’s best charity bike ride.

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a volunteer Baywatcher holding a water sampling pole on a dock in Marion
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The governor’s veto puts the future of the Baywatchers program – and clean water in your community – at risk.

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R/V Baykeeper in Cuttyhunk Harbor
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The Coalition is again providing free pumpouts for boats this summer in Cuttyhunk Harbor. Pumpouts from the R/V Baykeeper® begin on Thursday, July 7 and will run twice a week through Friday, Sept. 9.

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Spring flowers in front of Tinkham pond
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To protect drinking water, the Coalition and the towns of Mattapoisett, Marion, and Fairhaven permanently protected 134 acres of forests and wetlands in the Mattapoisett River valley.

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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
Posted · By Kari Amick

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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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: