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a woman holding a Secchi disc by the water in Dartmouth
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Citizen scientists of many different ages and backgrounds come together each year from May to September in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, eager to help monitor the bay’s health.

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sunset over The Knob in Falmouth
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There’s a lot to explore — and love — around Buzzards Bay. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we asked land trusts from Westport to Falmouth to share their favorite places.

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R/V Baykeeper in Cuttyhunk Harbor
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The Coalition is working with the town of Gosnold to establish a permanent boat waste pumpout station on Cuttyhunk Island, a summertime destination for thousands of Buzzards Bay boaters.

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father with baby daughter hiking in the snow
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For those who bundle up and brave the weather, winter on Buzzards Bay offers a treasure trove of outdoor adventures.

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a man testing water health in Apponagansett Bay
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An analysis of long-term, water quality monitoring data reveals that climate change is already having an impact on ecosystems in the coastal waters of Buzzards Bay, Mass.

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Wareham Water Pollution Control Facility outfall on the Agawam River
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Three Coalition-sponsored projects have received over $575,000 in federal grant money to seek new ways to solve Buzzards Bay’s nitrogen pollution crisis in six different towns, from Mattapoisett to Falmouth.

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a group of volunteers walking on the trail at The Sawmill in Acushnet
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The opening of The Sawmill has also opened up a new volunteer opportunity with the Coalition: “adopting” one of our public reserves in Acushnet, Fairhaven, Mattapoisett, and Wareham.

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Angeline Brook in Westport
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The Coalition and the Westport Land Conservation Trust are a step closer to protecting Angeline Brook, home to one of the most important remaining native sea-run brook trout populations in southern New England.

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remnants of an old dam on the Weweantic River in Wareham
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The Coalition is beginning a process to restore the river at Horseshoe Mill, a former industrial site in Wareham where a dam blocks fish from swimming upstream to spawn on the Weweantic River.

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Buffleheads
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Sure, winter can be a bit chilly. But if you venture outdoors during our coldest months, you’ll find a vibrant variety of birds that visit Buzzards Bay.

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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: