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Coalition President Mark Rasmussen with swimmer Bob Milne
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Three months, 97 emails, and 26 generous donors later, Bob Milne raised $1,080 for the Coalition at the 2015 Buzzards Bay Swim. It was an overwhelming show of support for Bob’s fitting tribute to his girlfriend's father.

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Man holding a large striped bass with the Southcoast Health logo
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In April and May, striped bass begin to return to our shores – and so do the fishermen and women who love to catch them. Try your hand at catching a striper, tautog, or scup this spring at one of these spots around Buzzards Bay.

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sisters Rachel Ashley and Rebekah Ashley Rubin at the 2015 Buzzards Bay Swim
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In a field of 250 swimmers at the 2015 Buzzards Bay Swim, sisters Rachel Ashley and Rebekah Ashley Rubin crossed the finish line in 73rd and 74th place, respectively. But this is the moment they remember.

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Angeline Brook at Herb Hadfield Conservation Area in Westport
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This conservation partnership has led to the protection of 50 acres on Angeline Brook, forever preserving some of Westport's unique and threatened habitat for rare native sea-run brook trout.

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people holding oil boom next to water on Buzzards Bay
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As the official volunteer coordinator for Buzzards Bay, the Coalition is your first call to find out what you can do in the event of a major oil spill.

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Rodney Avila with commercial fishermen on New Bedford Harbor
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By offering free pumpouts and inspections to commercial fishing vessels, the Clean Bilge program is preventing small oil spills in New Bedford Harbor before they happen.

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a woman holding a Secchi disc by the water in Dartmouth
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Citizen scientists of many different ages and backgrounds come together each year from May to September in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, eager to help monitor the bay’s health.

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sunset over The Knob in Falmouth
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There’s a lot to explore — and love — around Buzzards Bay. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we asked land trusts from Westport to Falmouth to share their favorite places.

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R/V Baykeeper in Cuttyhunk Harbor
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The Coalition is working with the town of Gosnold to establish a permanent boat waste pumpout station on Cuttyhunk Island, a summertime destination for thousands of Buzzards Bay boaters.

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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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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: