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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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upper Buzzards Bay from Massachusetts Maritime Academy
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A unique new project is bringing together three Buzzards Bay towns – Wareham, Bourne, and Plymouth – and the Massachusetts Maritime Academy to tackle nitrogen pollution in the upper portion of Buzzards Bay.

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young girl walking down a trail through the woods
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Here are 11 more spots that you can enjoy with your friends and family the day after Thanksgiving and throughout the holiday season.

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George Hampson at 1992 Buzzards Bay Coalition annual meeting
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We are all deeply saddened by the loss of George Hampson, a founder of the Buzzards Bay Coalition and a very close friend to all of us here over the past three decades.

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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: