Court decision upholds the Mattapoisett Conservation Commission’s 2015 enforcement order requiring that a Seabreeze Lane homeowner restore filled wetlands and buffer zone along Eel Pond, one of Buzzards Bay’s most delicate coastal salt ponds.
Shell Point Bay marshes in Onset will soon become a destination for paddling, boating, fishing, and exploring, now that the Coalition has permanently protected this threatened coastal property as part of its developing Onset Bay Center.
Combine the benefits of running with the pleasure of connecting with the great outdoors on one of these 13 trails around the region.
The town of Mattapoisett covers 18 square miles, all of which is located within the Buzzards Bay watershed. Mattapoisett sits on the shores of Buzzards Bay with Fairhaven to the west, Marion to the east, and Acushnet and Rochester to the north. As of the 2010 Census, Mattapoisett was home to 6,045 residents. Its coastline extends 26 miles along Nasketucket Bay, Mattapoisett Harbor, Aucoot Cove, and the Mattapoisett River.
Craig Hartigan, Toffer Winslow, Jonathan Simmons, and Erik Nelson regularly cycle together around Boston. This year, they're bringing that shared passion coastal.
After a two-year Coalition-led effort, the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation has purchased land surrounding a historic quarry and forest and wetland habitat essential to local biodiversity.