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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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a man testing water health in Apponagansett Bay
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An analysis of long-term, water quality monitoring data reveals that climate change is already having an impact on ecosystems in the coastal waters of Buzzards Bay, Mass.

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Wareham Water Pollution Control Facility outfall on the Agawam River
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Three Coalition-sponsored projects have received over $575,000 in federal grant money to seek new ways to solve Buzzards Bay’s nitrogen pollution crisis in six different towns, from Mattapoisett to Falmouth.

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a group of volunteers walking on the trail at The Sawmill in Acushnet
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The opening of The Sawmill has also opened up a new volunteer opportunity with the Coalition: “adopting” one of our public reserves in Acushnet, Fairhaven, Mattapoisett, and Wareham.

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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: