Wickets Island, part of the developing Onset Bay Center, will be a place where people of all ages can swim, fish, paddle, dig for quahogs, walk, and picnic with their friends and family.
Because they aren’t lined at the bottom, these lagoons leak as much as 50,000 gallons of contaminated wastewater every day. The town must fix these leaking sewage lagoons and comply with state law.
When you stop to appreciate the view, remember that all of these ponds are somehow linked to Buzzards Bay: whether through streams, via groundwater, or simply as part of the web of life in our region.
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.
After their brush with extinction in the 20th century, bald eagles are beginning to return to the Buzzards Bay region, soaring over ponds, rivers, and salt marshes from Fall River to Falmouth.
After two years of tireless local advocacy, Brandt Island Cove salt marsh in Mattapoisett is clean of foam pollution that once littered the marsh.
At its 28th Annual Meeting in Onset, the Coalition celebrated an exceptional year of accomplishments and honored three outstanding guardians of Buzzards Bay.