Population counts of river herring were up in three of Buzzards Bay’s most important rivers — the Agawam, Acushnet, and Mattapoisett Rivers — during spring 2019. But rising numbers don’t mean that the work to protect river herring has ended.
The Coalition and the Buzzards Bay National Estuary Program will undertake a multi-year project to research how Bay marshes are changing and what might impact their health.
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.
The Coalition is continuing to lead an effort that will ultimately save nearly 250 acres surrounding Dartmouth's Allens Pond, one of the most significant coastal habitats in southern New England.
The Coalition’s popular riverfront park, the Acushnet Sawmill, will expand into New Bedford with safer access, more parking, and new community gardens.
Set a resolution to discover one of these 52 places each week in the new year. We bet there's many spots on this list you've never explored!
Although so much remains to be done to protect and restore the Bay’s health, I’m proud to share with you some of our greatest accomplishments from 2018.
With an abundance of east-facing coastline, Buzzards Bay has some outstanding sunrise spots where the morning colors are reflected and magnified by ocean waters, still ponds, and quiet bays.
Wickets Island in Onset Bay is one step closer to becoming a safe and welcoming place where people of all ages can come to discover Buzzards Bay.
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.
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.
Hamlin Crossing is the latest addition to the Acushnet River Reserve, which the coalition has been assembling for seven or eight years.
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!
We work to protect clean water on the Bay and on the land: