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Richard Wheeler at the Buzzards Bay Swim
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We are deeply saddened at the passing of Richard Wheeler of Onset. Dick was a longtime Coalition supporter, a lifelong educator, an environmental advocate, and the namesake for our New Bedford Bay learning center.

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Westport River
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The Coalition is proud to carry on the Westport Fisherman's Association's legacy of protecting clean water in Westport and across Buzzards Bay.

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a pile of shells in the sand at Little Harbor Beach in Wareham
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Beachcombing is a fun four-season activity that will help you get some fresh air and find fascinating treasures on the Bay's beaches.

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salt marsh and coastal forests along Allens Pond in Dartmouth
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The Coalition is continuing to lead an effort that will ultimately save nearly 250 acres surrounding Dartmouth's Allens Pond, one of the most significant coastal habitats in southern New England.

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

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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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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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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: