This former auto salvage yard on the Acushnet River will play an important role in the larger cleanup of New Bedford Harbor, and will one day be transformed into a public park.
Westport's year-round population is growing rapidly, which means more people using septic systems. Nearby waterways are showing clear signs that too much nitrogen is reaching their ecosystems.
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.
Early in the morning of March 21, a vessel heading south from Cape Cod Canal ran aground near Stony Point Dike. The collision caused up to 350 gallons of gear oil to spill into the Bay.
The Coalition applauds the Wareham Board of Health for passing a new septic system regulation that will reduce nitrogen from new construction near the town’s waterways.
The Buzzards Bay Coalition has unveiled "Habitat," a celebration of clean water at the Buzzards Bay Center in the heart of downtown New Bedford.
The Coalition recently partnered with the Lloyd Center for the Environment and the Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust to protect one of the last pieces of unprotected, undeveloped land on the Little River.
The Coalition has acquired for conservation 10 acres of valuable waterfront land spanning both sides of the Weweantic River to permanently safeguard the land from development.
The Baywatchers water quality monitoring program has been awarded an Environmental Merit Award — the highest honor from the New England Region of the Environmental Protection Agency
We work to protect clean water on the Bay and on the land: