Last year, 20 homeowners around West Falmouth Harbor signed up to upgrade their septic systems or cesspools to nitrogen-reducing technology as part of a demonstration project led by the Coalition and the town of Falmouth.
A recently completed land conservation project in Wareham is bringing together three parts of the Community Preservation Act – land conservation, outdoor recreation, and affordable housing – to benefit Wareham residents.
The Wareham Board of Selectmen has officially greenlighted the Coalition’s plans to create a new on-the-water exploration center on Onset Bay by signing a 99-year lease of the historic Onset Bathhouse to the Coalition.
As competitive swimmers Alex Gallant and Nicholas Graca prepare for their respective 6th and 3rd year swimming, they reflect on why they first tried the Buzzards Bay Swim and what makes them keep coming back.
Last summer’s dry weather conditions seemed to help boost Bay Health numbers in dozens of waterways from Westport to Woods Hole – but a wet start to 2017 may mean that the Bay gets larger dose of harmful nitrogen pollution this spring.