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beach chair on a Buzzards Bay beach in Fairhaven
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Some of these Buzzards Bay beaches are crowd favorites, while others are hidden gems waiting for you to discover.

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river herring in the Agawam River in Wareham
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Populations of river herring – a small, silvery fish that form an important link in the food web – were down across Buzzards Bay’s rivers this spring despite increases in other parts of southern New England.

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a girl kayaking off the coast of Fort Taber Park in New Bedford Harbor
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Paddling hits the perfect notes of exploration, adventure, and fun. Whether you’re an expert kayaker or a novice trying out a paddleboard for the first time, put in at one of these 5 spots around Buzzards Bay.

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Buzzards Bay Swim participants from Wareham YMCA
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What do you get when you combine 248 swimmers, 80 dedicated volunteers, and a beautiful day on Buzzards Bay? A successful 2015 Buzzards Bay Swim!

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Herring Brook from Quaker Road bridge
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A new wastewater permit approved by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection puts Herring Brook’s health in even greater risk.

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green algae bloom in West Falmouth Harbor
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Long Island’s bays and rivers are suffering from the harmful effects of nitrogen pollution – and for those of us on Buzzards Bay and Cape Cod, this familiar story is a cautionary tale.

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a woman swimming in Buzzards Bay
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Whether you’re training for the Buzzards Bay Swim or simply enjoying your favorite beach — swimming in open water is great exercise and good old-fashioned fun.

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Mark Rasmussen, Paul Niedzwiecki, and Rachel Jakuba at Buzzards Bay Coalition annual meeting
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At its 27th Annual Meeting in Mattapoisett, the Buzzards Bay Coalition recognized this year’s Buzzards Bay Guardian Award winners for their contributions to protecting and restoring the Bay.

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three people drinking Sow & Pigs Ale at Buzzards Bay Brewing in Westport
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With a portion of proceeds benefiting the Coalition’s work to protect clean water in communities across our region, Sow & Pigs Ale is a testament to Buzzards Bay Brewing owner Bill Russell’s love for the Bay.

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Onset Bay in winter
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In 2013, the Wareham Board of Health passed new regulations to reduce new sources of nitrogen pollution to its coastal waters. It’s been two years since the regulations took effect. So how have they been implemented, and how have they made a difference for the health of Wareham’s water?

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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: