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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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Architectural rendering of the Onset Bay Center headquarters
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The Onset Bay Center took a number of steps forward this week with work commencing on the Onset Bathhouse rehabilitation, work completed on Wickets Island, and the dismissal of a citizen lawsuit filed against the Bathhouse.

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

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The barn and wildflower field at Hamlin Crossing in Acushnet
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Hamlin Crossing is the latest addition to the Acushnet River Reserve, which the coalition has been assembling for seven or eight years.

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three people walking on a path next to a cranberry bog at the Mattapoisett River Reserve
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Nothing says fall in the Buzzards Bay region like the red of a cranberry bog, whether bright scarlet with berries or rusty with changing leaves. Check out one of these 13 spots and enjoy the view!

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Cuttyhunk West End Pond and Gosnold Monument
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Voluntary conservation restrictions, planned land purchases by the Buzzards Bay Coalition and land grants to the Massachusetts Audubon Society, could limit or stop development on about half of the bucolic island forever.

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Officials open Hamlin Crossing with a ribbon cutting
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Hamlin Crossing’s nine acres of wildflower fields, quiet woodlands, and river views are now open to the public as part of the Coalition’s growing Acushnet River Reserve.

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aerial photo of Westport Harbor and the Westport River inlet
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Thirty-five years after its founding as the Westport River's grassroots advocate, the WFA has found a strong ally in the Coalition to sustain and grow its legacy work.

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alpaca at Cornell Farm
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Sheep farms, hayfields, dairy pastures, vegetable patches, orchards – there are numerous farms, both working and retired, where you can take in some fresh air and absorb the area's rich agricultural history on a walk.

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Front of the Buzzards Bay Coalition's Marion Science and Field Operations Facility
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The Coalition has completed its newest permanent facility: a field operations center that will serve as the centerpiece for our extensive environmental science and land stewardship work.

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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: