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

Championing two causes at the Watershed Ride

Ken Cheitlin will be riding in his ninth Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride, once again leading the charge for the Bourne Rail Trail Blazers team.

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Spreading the love through riding and volunteering

Lizanne Campbell will be jumping on her bike for her 10th Watershed Ride, while also lending a hand as a volunteer.

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Woods Hole PEP Students Get to Work on Buzzards Bay

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: