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bay scallop from Mattapoisett Harbor
Posted · By Claudia Geib

Using data collected by the Coalition, scientists have found that nitrogen pollution makes coastal waters more acidic, posing a threat to the Bay's shellfishing industry and important habitats.

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Bouchard 120 barge in Buzzards Bay after spilling oil
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A federal district judge has rejected an out-of-state oil shipping industry group’s legal challenges to state oil spill protection laws for Buzzards Bay. The ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Denise Casper represents a complete denial of efforts to invalidate the provision of the Massachusetts Oil Spill Prevention Act that requires all oil barges to be guided through the Bay by a tugboat escort.

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A woman in the grass taking a photo
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When cabin fever strikes, there’s no better way to chase off winter’s chill than with some time spent outdoors.

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Volunteers hold a SAVE BUZZARDS BAY banner at a Marsh Island Cleanup
Posted · By Mark Rasmussen

As a supporter, you know that Saving Buzzards Bay is accomplished through ongoing pollution cleanup, focused land protection, active restoration and community engagement, in projects and initiatives like these 10 from the past year.

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the remnants of an old dam at Horseshoe Mill in Wareham
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Removing the dam will help a diverse population of fish and strengthen the river against climate change.

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Home for sale in West Falmouth
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The land deal, secured by the Buzzards Bay Coalition and The 300 Committee Land Trust, protects undisturbed wetlands and coastal forest, including over 2,000 feet of shoreline on West Falmouth Harbor and a salt pond.

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A father with his son on his shoulders in the woods
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This year we added 76 new places to Discover Buzzards Bay, our online tool that helps you find unique and exciting ways to get outdoors.

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People walking through the open field of Carvalho Farm
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On November 26, town officials and members of the public gathered in a Fairhaven meadow in the November sunshine to celebrate the opening of Carvalho Farm, the Coalition’s newest public reserve.

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Kids in kayaks in Onset
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The Buzzards Bay Coalition is excited to announce that Katherine Garofoli and Tom Tucker have been hired to serve as the Onset Bay Center’s first Director and Program Manager.

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Two people fishing in the waters of Grews Pond at Goodwill Park in Falmouth
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The weather is turning chilly, and you’ve replaced your shorts and T-shirt for pants and a parka – but that’s no reason to hang up your fishing pole.

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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: