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There’s no better way to enjoy Buzzards Bay than by getting out on the water. You can do your part to keep our water clean by practicing a few simple, responsible boating tips. Here are 5 easy ways you can have a Bay-friendly adventure on the water.

Even when we’re not outside, it’s important to keep clean water in mind. With a few simple actions, you can do your part to save water and prevent pollution in our harbors, coves, and rivers. Here are 5 easy ways you can make your home Bay-friendly.

Lawn fertilizer, garden pesticides, and yes, even our beloved dogs can be sources of pollution to Buzzards Bay. With a few simple actions, you can do your part to prevent water pollution to our harbors, coves, and rivers. Here are 5 easy ways you can make your backyard Bay-friendly.

Beyond your own property, there are many ways you can protect clean water in your community. With a few simple actions, you can make a difference for the health of the environment in your neighborhood, town, or city. Here are 5 easy ways you can help your community become more Bay-friendly.

What happens on the land directly affects the health of Buzzards Bay. Healthy streams, forests, and wetlands protect clean water. But poorly planned development can lead to more nitrogen pollution in our harbors, coves, and rivers.

This land is called the Buzzards Bay watershed: the 432-square-mile area that drains to the Bay. All of the ponds, streams, and rivers that flow through the watershed eventually lead to the Bay.

The Coalition works throughout the Buzzards Bay watershed to conserve important natural areas and restore damaged streams and wetlands. We’re also spearheading new research on cranberry bogs to solve this piece of the Bay’s pollution puzzle.

You can make a difference for clean water in Buzzards Bay. Do your part for the Bay by taking a few of these simple actions at home, in your community, and on the water. By reducing pollution, we can all make a difference to protect our Bay for everybody to enjoy.

You can make a difference for clean water in Buzzards Bay. Take action today by becoming a member, donating online, or signing up to volunteer with the Coalition. There are also many ways you can help the Bay at home, on the water, and in your community.

Every four years, the Buzzards Bay Coalition releases the State of Buzzards Bay, a comprehensive review of the health of the Bay. Using indicators in the categories of water pollution, watershed health, and living resources, we generate an overall score of the Bay’s health.

The Buzzards Bay Coalition works throughout the Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound watersheds to protect and restore the region’s coastal, river, and drinking water quality and the upland forests, wetlands, and streams that support a healthy coastal ecosystem.

The Buzzards Bay Coalition is a membership-supported nonprofit organization dedicated to the restoration, protection, and sustainable use and enjoyment of our irreplaceable Bay and its watershed. The Coalition works to improve the health of the Bay ecosystem for all through education, conservation, research, and advocacy.