How Healthy is Your Water?

In Plymouth, the Coalition tracks the health of Red Brook, which flows from White Island Pond to Buttermilk Bay in Wareham and Bourne. Baywatchers volunteers have collected water samples at 3 stations on Red Brook at the Trustees’ Lyman Reserve.

Buttermilk Bay/Red Brook
Three subembayments: Buttermilk Bay, Little Buttermilk Bay, Red Brook
Bay Health data is funded in part by the Massachusetts Environmental Trust.
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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 Plymouth

10 reasons why 2019 was another great year for Buzzards Bay

As a supporter, you know that Saving Buzzards Bay is accomplished through ongoing pollution cleanup, focused land protection, active restoration and community engagement, in projects and initiatives like these 10 from the past year.

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Horseshoe Mill dam comes down, opening over 3 miles of fish habitat on the Weweantic River

Removing the dam will help a diverse population of fish and strengthen the river against climate change.

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West Falmouth Harbor protection advances with conservation of 10 acres of coastal lands

The land deal, secured by the Buzzards Bay Coalition and The 300 Committee Land Trust, protects undisturbed wetlands and coastal forest, including over 2,000 feet of shoreline on West Falmouth Harbor and a salt pond.

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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: