When people hear about cuts to federal and state conservation funding, this is what we risk losing: clean water, natural landscapes, wildlife habitats, healthy outdoor recreation, and the quality of life in our communities.
Forests are one of the key secrets behind the Bay’s relatively good health. To protect clean water for future generations, we need to protect these forests.
Here’s how you can hike the Falmouth Moraine Trail’s three sections — or the entire 9-mile trail if you’re up for an adventure!
Although Acushnet doesn’t touch Buzzards Bay’s coastline directly, the entire town lies within the Buzzards Bay watershed. The Acushnet River flows through the town, which connects Acushnet to New Bedford Harbor and Buzzards Bay. Acushnet is 19 square miles in size, surrounded by the communities of New Bedford, Fairhaven, Mattapoisett, Rochester, and Freetown. As of the 2010 Census, Acushnet was home to 10,303 residents.
Set a resolution to discover one of these 52 places each week in the new year. We bet there's many spots on this list you've never explored!
There’s still a lot of progress to be made to improve the region’s outdoor places so everybody can discover Buzzards Bay, regardless of their physical ability.
This month, the Coalition partnered with the P.J. Keating Company to add 21 acres to this expanding network of protected forests, fields, and wetlands along the Acushnet River.