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Two kids look at a hermit crab with an adult next to a touch tank
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The station saw nearly 600 visitors of all ages between the end of June and the end of August.

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A woman sitting by the edge of Great Quittacas Pond at New Bedford Waterworks in Rochester.
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Take in woodland tranquility and abundant water views within the Assawompset Pond Complex, a system of conservation lands around five freshwater ponds in Lakeville, Middleborough, and Rochester.

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student and educator on a beach looking at a shell
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Thanks to a new grant, the Coalition will have the funding to continue and expand programs that immerse New Bedford students in Buzzards Bay.

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A man in a hat holding a measuring stick up to marsh plants
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The Coalition and the Buzzards Bay National Estuary Program will undertake a multi-year project to research how Bay marshes are changing and what might impact their health.

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Population counts of river herring were up in three of Buzzards Bay’s most important rivers — the Agawam, Acushnet, and Mattapoisett Rivers — during spring 2019. But rising numbers don’t mean that the work to protect river herring has ended.

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This summer, more than one hundred kids will participate in the Coalition’s second summer of the Onset Bay summer program, featuring four weeks of outdoor exploration and discovery through the developing Onset Bay Center.

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a girl looking at Buzzards Bay through binoculars
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Though they may not have palm trees or coconuts, these 12 islands around Buzzards Bay do have beautiful views, fascinating histories, and exciting adventures to take on.

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Aerial view of the sewage lagoons at the Marion wastewater treatment plant and nearby Sippican Harbor.
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Persistent advocacy by the Buzzards Bay Coalition has yielded a resolution for a chronic source of nitrogen pollution to the Bay.

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Home for sale in West Falmouth
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The Coalition and local partners are seeking private buyers for three homes, in West Falmouth and South Dartmouth, on properties with natural resources that will be conserved to protect clean water.

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Swimmers in the 2019 Buzzards Bay Swim at the start line in outer New Bedford Harbor
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278 swimmers dove into outer New Bedford Harbor on Saturday, June 22 to celebrate clean and healthy water in Buzzards Bay during the Buzzards Bay Coalition’s 26th annual Buzzards Bay Swim.

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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: