Gary Johnson is passionate about cycling, whether it’s through the salt marshes and cranberry bogs of Buzzards Bay, or the mountains and fjords of Norway. He’s training for his 13th straight Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride, having participated in every ride since 2009. He rides for team “Chi Lodge” with lifelong friend David Kibbe.
Ann Parson loves riding her bike around Buzzards Bay. As a science writer, Ann is passionate about the environment, and participating in the Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride is one of her ways to support the environment while giving back to her community. She rides with team “ReThink Plastic” along with co-captains Leslie Knowles and Jeff Gonsalves.
The biggest threat to the Westport River, and all of Buzzards Bay, can’t be seen. Nitrogen pollution is invisible. But it’s effects are easier to see, and the documentary “N-visible” shows some of the problems it creates—cloudy water and algae blooms, eroding salt marshes, and a declining shellfish population.