At 4,907 residents as of the 2010 Census, the town of Marion has one of the smallest populations of any town on Buzzards Bay. Marion’s land area covers 14 square miles, all of which is located within the Buzzards Bay watershed. The town is tucked between Mattapoisett to the west, Wareham to the east, and Rochester to the north. Marion’s shoreline extends 33 miles along Buzzards Bay, including Sippican Harbor, Aucoot Cove, Wings Cove, and the Weweantic River.

Top Stories in Marion

Collaboration saves Aucoot woodlands in Marion from threat of development

A strategically-important 33-acre stretch of forested wetlands and woodlands just north of Route 6 in Marion will be permanently protected thanks to broad community collaboration.

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11 great places for trail running in the fall and winter

Immerse yourself in nature by hitting the trails. Take this list of 11 great places for trail running around Buzzards Bay, and go on an adventure.

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Virus can’t stop Baywatchers: Coalition completes its 29th season of water quality monitoring.

The Baywatcher’s program wrapped up its 29th consecutive year of water quality monitoring on Buzzards Bay last week, completing a season that nearly didn’t happen due to the coronavirus.

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Upcoming Events Near Marion

Bird Tour: Shaw Farm
Mon, December 07
9:00AM
Shaw Farm Trail,
Fairhaven
Waggin’ Walks
Wed, December 16
9:00AM
Nasketucket Bay Reservation,
Mattapoisett

Places To Go in Marion

Silvershell Beach

With pretty views and peaceful waters, Silvershell Beach is a favorite summer spot for families in Marion.

East Over Reservation: Hales Brook and Sippican River Tracts

These two tracts are part of a network of local conservation areas in Marion and Rochester that you can explore.

Marion

Marion is tucked between Mattapoisett to the west, Wareham to the east, and Rochester to the north. The entire town is located within the Buzzards Bay watershed.

Current Issues

Nitrogen Pollution

Nitrogen pollution is the greatest long-term threat to the health of Buzzards Bay. We all contribute nitrogen pollution to our local waterways. Fortunately, we can all do our part to stop it.

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Working to Save Buzzards Bay

The Buzzards Bay Coalition is a membership-supported organization dedicated to improving the health of the Buzzards Bay ecosystem for all through education, conservation, research, and advocacy.

We work to protect clean water on the Bay and on the land: