How Healthy is Your Water?

In Marion, the Coalition tracks the health of five coastal waterways: Aucoot Cove, Sippican Harbor, Wings Cove, the Sippican River, and the Weweantic River. Baywatchers volunteers take water samples at 20 stations across Marion.

Aucoot Cove
Four subembayments: Hillers Cove, Inner Aucoot Cove, Middle Aucoot Cove, Outer Aucoot Cove
Sippican Harbor
Five subembayments: Blankenship Cove, Hammett Cove, Inner Sippican Harbor, Outer Sippican Harbor, Planting Island Cove
Sippican River
Two sampling stations: HP1, HP3
Weweantic River
Three subembayments: Inner Weweantic River, Outer Weweantic River, Weweantic River – Fresh
Wings Cove
Two subembayments: Inner Wings Cove, Outer Wings Cove
Bay Health data is funded in part by the Massachusetts Environmental Trust.
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Become a Baywatcher

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.

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Top Stories in Marion

Over 300 cyclists raise record $215,000 for clean water at 13th annual Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride

Pedaling beneath sunny skies and moderate winds on a cool fall day, cyclists broke records for both participation and fundraising at the 13th annual Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride, held on Sunday, October 6.

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Coalition and DNRT move forward with protection of Apponagansett Bay Farm Reserve

The project to preserve this property will nearly complete the protection of natural lands surrounding the Dike Creek salt marshes, creating an extraordinary contiguous area of conservation land.

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Cleanup at former auto salvage yard will help advance renewal of the Acushnet River

This former auto salvage yard on the Acushnet River will play an important role in the larger cleanup of New Bedford Harbor, and will one day be transformed into a public park.

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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: