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The Buzzards Bay Coalition has announced that the 2020 Buzzards BaySwim will be cancelled due to the unprecedented and still-evolving conditions presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Buzzards Bay Coalition, working with the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), has preserved woodlands on the northern border of the Fort Phoenix State Reservation in Fairhaven—one of the Bay’s most popular waterfront parks.

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Two people and a dog on a leafy forest trail at Simmons Mill Pond Management Area
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Discover Buzzards Bay is celebrating the hundreds of public reserves and outdoor spaces that are open for enjoyment. During the month of April, we plan to highlight one preserve each day, pointing out places where you can get outside while following social distancing guidelines.

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a mother and young child stand by the edge of the vernal pool at Parsons Reserve in Dartmouth
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As spring peepers begin chirping and ospreys start nesting, there’s one sign of spring we find particularly special – vernal pools. Learn what a vernal pool is and where you can see one this spring.

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The Buzzards Bay Coalition is facilitating the installation of a new large nitrogen-reducing septic system in West Falmouth that helps demonstrate another way that neighborhoods around the Bay can reduce nitrogen pollution.

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wildflowers and wetlands growing along the Acushnet River
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The Land Trust Accreditation Commission affirmed the Coalition’s strong commitment to the public trust and conservation excellence by renewing its land trust accreditation.

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Tom Richardson holds up a very large striped bass
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Take advantage of warming waters and hungry migrating fish with these fishing tips from Tom Richardson, creator of New England Boating, New England Fishing, and Explore New England.

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A rainy day may seem to make life drearier, but it also promises brighter times ahead. 

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salt marsh at West Island State Reservation
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You need more than six feet of space between people to follow today’s social distancing guidelines from public health authorities. Lucky for us, we’ve got acres of fresh air, peaceful wooded trails, spirit-restoring beaches, and bracing breezes in abundance here around Buzzards Bay.

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The Buzzards Bay Coalition's reserves are open to the public for relaxation following appropriate guidelines for social distancing. All offices are closed and events through April have been canceled.

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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: