Thanks to the support of Elizabeth Island residents, the Coalition is moving forward with an ambitious project that will protect Cuttyhunk Island’s unspoiled beauty forever.
Bold actions to protect clean water are making a difference to Save Buzzards Bay. That’s what we saw on the Bay in the summer of 2018, according to data collected through our Baywatchers monitoring program.
Looking for somewhere new to explore on the coast? Leave the beach crowds behind and explore a salt marsh!
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.
Population counts of river herring were up in three of Buzzards Bay’s most important rivers — the Agawam, Acushnet, and Mattapoisett Rivers — during spring 2019. But rising numbers don’t mean that the work to protect river herring has ended.