The land deal, secured by the Buzzards Bay Coalition and The 300 Committee Land Trust, protects undisturbed wetlands and coastal forest, including over 2,000 feet of shoreline on West Falmouth Harbor and a salt pond.
Removing the dam will help a diverse population of fish and strengthen the river against climate change.
This year we added 76 new places to Discover Buzzards Bay, our online tool that helps you find unique and exciting ways to get outdoors.
This winter, whenever snow falls, we're going to be outside in it!
Stop, look, and listen for "whooooo" might be out there!
Learn about an amazing ocean wanderer and the tagging program that helps track them.
Get outside for a walk with a local doctor, followed by a yoga, meditation, and nutrition class.
Help look for wildlife tracks, identify trees and shrubs, or just enjoy the crisp air.
Learn about the age-old practice of tapping maple trees to get their sticky, delicious sap.
Take a 2-mile hike around the unique glacial landscape surrounding Halfway Pond.
View winter ducks and other avian visitors in Fairhaven.
See the beauty of the forest in winter on this roughly 7-mile hike.
Take an adventurous 9-mile hike from Myles Standish State Forest to Davis-Douglas Conservation Area.
Celebrate clean water at the Buzzards Bay Coalition’s 27th annual Buzzards Bay Swim, a 1.2-mile course across outer New Bedford Harbor.