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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.

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This summer, more than one hundred kids will participate in the Coalition’s second summer of the Onset Bay summer program, featuring four weeks of outdoor exploration and discovery through the developing Onset Bay Center.

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a girl looking at Buzzards Bay through binoculars
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Though they may not have palm trees or coconuts, these 12 islands around Buzzards Bay do have beautiful views, fascinating histories, and exciting adventures to take on.

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Aerial view of the sewage lagoons at the Marion wastewater treatment plant and nearby Sippican Harbor.
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Persistent advocacy by the Buzzards Bay Coalition has yielded a resolution for a chronic source of nitrogen pollution to the Bay.

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Home for sale in West Falmouth
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The Coalition and local partners are seeking private buyers for three homes, in West Falmouth and South Dartmouth, on properties with natural resources that will be conserved to protect clean water.

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Swimmers in the 2019 Buzzards Bay Swim at the start line in outer New Bedford Harbor
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278 swimmers dove into outer New Bedford Harbor on Saturday, June 22 to celebrate clean and healthy water in Buzzards Bay during the Buzzards Bay Coalition’s 26th annual Buzzards Bay Swim.

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A father and daughter holding a yellow bucket walk through a Little Bay salt marsh in Fairhaven
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Looking for somewhere new to explore on the coast? Leave the beach crowds behind and explore a salt marsh!

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R/V Baykeeper in Apponagansett Bay
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This summer, the Coalition and partners at the Martha’s Vineyard Commission and the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe are undertaking a third year of studying the health of Vineyard Sound and four coastal ponds on the island’s north shore.

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Cuttyhunk West End Pond and Gosnold Monument
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Thanks to the support of Elizabeth Island residents, the Coalition is moving forward with an ambitious project that will protect Cuttyhunk Island’s unspoiled beauty forever.

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2019 Buzzards Bay Coalition Guardian Award recipients
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At our 31st Annual Meeting in Westport on May 21, the Coalition presented Michael Deland, Michael Gagne, and Wendy Northcross with Buzzards Bay Guardian Awards for their outstanding work to protect and restore the 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: