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Two people walking along Church's Beach on Cuttyhunk Island.
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Through a program designed to promote climate change resilience, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts has awarded $1.4 million to the Buzzards Bay Coalition to purchase and protect 68 acres of critically important barrier beach, marshland and upland habitat on Cuttyhunk Island.

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a mother and two daughters snowshoeing through the woods
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For kids and parents alike, February’s school vacation week offers a perfect opportunity to break winter’s gloom and enjoy some quality time together.

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a boy holds a magnifying glass to his eye while exploring the forest
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Looking for a way to keep kids entertained during their February break? Get the whole family together for a Bay Adventure in the great outdoors!

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bay scallop from Mattapoisett Harbor
Posted · By Claudia Geib

Using data collected by the Coalition, scientists have found that nitrogen pollution makes coastal waters more acidic, posing a threat to the Bay's shellfishing industry and important habitats.

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Bouchard 120 barge in Buzzards Bay after spilling oil
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A federal district judge has rejected an out-of-state oil shipping industry group’s legal challenges to state oil spill protection laws for Buzzards Bay. The ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Denise Casper represents a complete denial of efforts to invalidate the provision of the Massachusetts Oil Spill Prevention Act that requires all oil barges to be guided through the Bay by a tugboat escort.

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A woman in the grass taking a photo
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When cabin fever strikes, there’s no better way to chase off winter’s chill than with some time spent outdoors.

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Volunteers hold a SAVE BUZZARDS BAY banner at a Marsh Island Cleanup
Posted · By Mark Rasmussen

As a supporter, you know that Saving Buzzards Bay is accomplished through ongoing pollution cleanup, focused land protection, active restoration and community engagement, in projects and initiatives like these 10 from the past year.

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the remnants of an old dam at Horseshoe Mill in Wareham
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Removing the dam will help a diverse population of fish and strengthen the river against climate change.

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Home for sale in West Falmouth
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The land deal, secured by the Buzzards Bay Coalition and The 300 Committee Land Trust, protects undisturbed wetlands and coastal forest, including over 2,000 feet of shoreline on West Falmouth Harbor and a salt pond.

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A father with his son on his shoulders in the woods
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This year we added 76 new places to Discover Buzzards Bay, our online tool that helps you find unique and exciting ways to get outdoors.

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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: