The streams and wetlands at The Bogs in Mattapoisett will provide improved water flow and better wildlife habitat as part of a Coalition-led restoration project, beginning later this year.
The restoration of Town Brook is yet another powerful example of how helping river herring helps the environment as a whole.
There’s no need to wait until the start of summer to get outside and enjoy woods, wetlands, and shorelines around Buzzards Bay.
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.
The salt marshes around Salters Pond, Flume Pond, and Gunning Point Pond are now nearly free of Phragmites after a three-year project to dramatically reduce these invasive weeds.
At three salt ponds in Dartmouth and Falmouth, the Coalition is leading a project to restore wetlands infested with Phragmites, an invasive plant that is taking over salt marshes across Buzzards Bay.
At our 31st Annual Meeting in Westport on May 21, the Coalition presented Michael Deland, Michael Gagne, and Wendy Northcross with Buzzards Bay Guardian Awards for their outstanding work to protect and restore the Bay.