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people standing on scenic overlook and looking at nature
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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!

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Wickets Island and Onset Bay at sunset
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Although so much remains to be done to protect and restore the Bay’s health, I’m proud to share with you some of our greatest accomplishments from 2018.

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sunrise over Buzzards Bay from West Island
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With an abundance of east-facing coastline, Buzzards Bay has some outstanding sunrise spots where the morning colors are reflected and magnified by ocean waters, still ponds, and quiet bays.

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Aerial view of The Sawmill in Acushnet
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Project would expand the Coalition’s popular riverfront park, the Acushnet Sawmill, into New Bedford with safer access, more parking, and new community gardens.

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View of Onset Pier and Beach from the top of Wickets Island
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Wickets Island in Onset Bay is one step closer to becoming a safe and welcoming place where people of all ages can come to discover Buzzards Bay.

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Woman in waders measuring water level in a cranberry-filled bog
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A recent study yielded surprising results about how much – if at all – certain types of the region's 8,000 acres of cranberry bogs contribute to nitrogen pollution.

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Architectural rendering of the Onset Bay Center headquarters
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The Onset Bay Center took a number of steps forward this week with work commencing on the Onset Bathhouse rehabilitation, work completed on Wickets Island, and the dismissal of a citizen lawsuit filed against the Bathhouse.

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The barn and wildflower field at Hamlin Crossing in Acushnet
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Hamlin Crossing is the latest addition to the Acushnet River Reserve, which the coalition has been assembling for seven or eight years.

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three people walking on a path next to a cranberry bog at the Mattapoisett River Reserve
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Nothing says fall in the Buzzards Bay region like the red of a cranberry bog, whether bright scarlet with berries or rusty with changing leaves. Check out one of these 13 spots and enjoy the view!

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Cuttyhunk West End Pond and Gosnold Monument
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Voluntary conservation restrictions, planned land purchases by the Buzzards Bay Coalition and land grants to the Massachusetts Audubon Society, could limit or stop development on about half of the bucolic island forever.

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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: