Mattapoisett Harbor/Eel Pond

How Healthy is Your Water?
28
Eel Pond (Mattapoisett)
Two sampling stations: EL1, EL2
62
Inner Mattapoisett Harbor
Three sampling stations: MH1, MH4N, MH4X
NA
Mattapoisett River
One sampling station: MR1
33
Mattapoisett River Mouth
One sampling station: MH3
78
Outer Mattapoisett Harbor
Three sampling stations: MH2N, MH5, MH6
NA
Tub Mill Brook
One sampling station: TMB1

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Top Stories on Mattapoisett Harbor/Eel Pond

5 places to rent a kayak or paddleboard on Buzzards Bay

Try your hand at paddling without having to purchase any gear – these five local outfitters rent kayaks and stand-up paddleboards so you can set off on a paddling adventure today.

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What 25 years of river herring data tell us about restoring these ‘foundation’ fish in Buzzards Bay

Data collected over the past 25 years offer a snapshot of the decline of river herring and hint at possible solutions to bring their populations back to health in Buzzards Bay and beyond.

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Nearly 1,500 acres of land protected in Mattapoisett River Valley in past 15 years

Over the past 15 years, the Coalition has worked in close partnership with the towns of Fairhaven, Mattapoisett, Marion, and Rochester to forever protect 1,468 acres of forests and wetlands in the Mattapoisett River Valley – a rate of nearly 100 acres per year.

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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: