The Buzzards Bay Coalition is working to address the problem of salt marsh decline on Buzzards Bay by assessing a restoration technique that has been shown to be effective in other places in the Northeast.
Work is underway on the installation of conservation moorings in West Falmouth Harbor. The project aims to help restore eelgrass, which plays a vital role in the health of the harbor. The effort will be complete by next spring.
A 221-acre parcel of forest and wetlands in the northeastern corner of Rochester that sits at the headwaters of the Sippican River is now permanently protected by the Buzzards Bay Coalition, preserving critical habitat for wildlife and for public access.
Skylah Reis spent the summer just seven miles from home but a world away from where she grew up, helping to launch the Buzzards Bay Coalition’s new, long-term role in protecting and managing the unique lands and habitats on Cuttyhunk Island.