In Little Compton, Baywatchers now collect data on three coastal ponds: Quicksand Pond, Tunipus Pond and Briggs Marsh. Coastal salt ponds like these are harbingers of change on Buzzards Bay. With shallow waters that aren’t well flushed, these rich habitats are more sensitive to the harmful effects of nitrogen pollution.
Help the Buzzards Bay Coalition keep an eye on the health of the water in your community. Become a Baywatcher, and you can volunteer as a "citizen scientist" on the water this summer.Read More ›
We work to protect clean water on the Bay and on the land: