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shoreline of Nasketucket Bay in Fairhaven
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This week, the Coalition completed the Nasketucket Bay Land Conservation Project, forever protecting more than 400 acres of fields, forests, and shoreline in Fairhaven and Mattapoisett. It’s the largest land conservation project on Buzzards Bay in 25 years.

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two young women walking through the woods at The Sawmill in Acushnet
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The day after Thanksgiving is a great time to take a walk outside. You can stretch your legs, walk off a big meal, and spend some more quality time with your loved ones.

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oil spill in New Bedford Harbor
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Since 2010, the Coast Guard has recorded at least one reported oil spill in New Bedford Harbor every month. Over 60 percent of these were “mystery spills" where no responsible party was ever identified.

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tug escorting an oil barge through Cape Cod Canal
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A recent incident on Buzzards Bay shows the importance of strong oil spill protections that were signed into law after the Bouchard B-120 oil spill fouled nearly 100 miles of the Bay’s shoreline in 2003.

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a research gathering a water sample from a cranberry bog in Carver
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A research project spearheaded by the Coalition is beginning to help scientists, cranberry growers, and decision-makers better understand the amount of nutrients flowing in and out of cranberry bogs.

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woman kayaking in New Bedford Harbor
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If you care about clean water and vibrant natural areas, read these three ways that CPA would help enhance New Bedford’s natural spaces for everyone to enjoy.

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algae on the rocky shore of West Falmouth Harbor
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A newly launched partnership among federal, state, and local organizations will protect and restore clean water through collaborate, innovative projects that embrace local solutions to nitrogen pollution.

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oil covering rocky shoreline of West Island after an oil spill
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More than 11 years after Buzzards Bay's last major oil spill, the Bay is finally seeing funding to restore some of the shorelines, aquatic life, and shellfish beds that were damaged by the spill.

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algae on West Falmouth Harbor
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The Coalition is taking an active role to ensure that Cape Cod’s coastal waters are clean again. Most recently, we've been advocating for better decisions to reduce nitrogen and plan for the future.

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a group of people watching the sunset over Buzzards Bay from The Knob in Falmouth
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To celebrate the start of fall, we’ve compiled a list of 10 spectacular spots to watch the sun set over Buzzards Bay.

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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: