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Please note: The events listed here are organized not only by the Buzzards Bay Coalition, but also by nearly 30 other partnering organizations. Given current efforts to combat the spread of the coronavirus, it is advisable to check with the host before heading out to any activities listed here, as changes may arise quickly.

two women crouching by the edge of a vernal pool at Flora B. Peirce Nature Trail in New Bedford
12:00PM
Westport Woods Conservation Park , 573 Adamsville Rd. , Westport, MA 02790|Directions

Learn about the critters that call vernal pools home. A virtual exploration via Facebook Live.

Hosted by Westport Land Conservation Trust
Cost: Free
Free EventOutdoor Event
two ospreys on a nest in Buzzards Bay
6:00PM - 7:30PM
Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary, 1280 Horseneck Rd. , Westport, MA 02790|Directions

Explore Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary while looking out for osprey.

Hosted by Mass Audubon
Cost: Free
Free EventKid-Friendly EventOutdoor Event
Barred owl
1:00PM - 5:00PM
Wildlands Trust, 675 Long Pond Rd. , Plymouth, MA 02360|Directions

Get a close-up view of these secretive birds of prey with guidance from naturalists!

Hosted by Wildlands Trust
Cost: Prices vary
Kid-Friendly EventMeetings & Workshops
A piping plover bird on the beach
6:00PM - 7:30PM
Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary , 1280 Horseneck Rd. , Westport, MA 02790|Directions

Learn and observe the piping plovers at Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary.

Hosted by Mass Audubon
Cost: Free
Free EventKid-Friendly EventOutdoor Event
great blue heron flying at Betty's Neck in Lakeville
3:00PM - 4:30PM
Lyman Reserve, 110 Red Brook Rd., Plymouth, MA 02360|Directions

Connect with the land and wildlife of Plymouth while learning about our feathered neighbors.

Hosted by Wareham Land Trust
Cost: Free
Free EventKid-Friendly EventOutdoor EventMeetings & Workshops
a woman swimming in Buzzards Bay
2:00PM - 3:30PM
Fort Phoenix State Reservation, Green St., Fairhaven, MA 02719|Directions

If you’re taking the plunge at the Buzzards Bay Swim — or just considering it! — join us to learn more about the event and get in some open water swimming practice.

Hosted by Buzzards Bay Coalition
Cost: Free
Free EventOutdoor Event
great egret in salt marsh in Mattapoisett
3:00PM - 4:30PM
Lyman Reserve, 110 Red Brook Rd., Plymouth, MA 02360|Directions

Connect with the land and wildlife of Plymouth while learning about our feathered neighbors.

Hosted by Wareham Land Trust
Cost: Free
Free EventKid-Friendly EventOutdoor EventMeetings & Workshops
a man swimming across outer New Bedford Harbor
7:30AM - 9:00AM
Fort Phoenix State Reservation, Green St., Fairhaven, MA 02719|Directions

If you’re taking the plunge at the Buzzards Bay Swim — or just considering it! — join us to learn more about the event and get in some open water swimming practice.

Hosted by Buzzards Bay Coalition
Cost: Free
Free EventOutdoor Event
Quick Award youth team winners at the 2019 Buzzards Bay Swim
6:30AM - 10:30AM
Fort Phoenix State Reservation, Green Street, Fairhaven, MA 02719|Directions

Discover the beauty and spirit of Buzzards Bay at the Coalition's 27th annual Buzzards Bay Swim, featuring a spectacular open water course across outer New Bedford Harbor.

Hosted by Buzzards Bay Coalition
Cost: $25 registration fee/$150 fundraising minimum
Outdoor EventVolunteering
Swimmers in the 2019 Buzzards Bay Swim at the start line in outer New Bedford Harbor
5:45AM - 6:10AM
Fort Phoenix Beach Parking Lot, Greet St., Fairhaven, MA 02719|Directions

Now you can swim across the outer harbor to find your car waiting for you at the finish line!

Hosted by Buzzards Bay Coalition
Cost: Free
Free EventKid-Friendly EventOutdoor Event

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