When it comes to bicycling, the journey itself is as much the point as the destination. Great bike rides begin with stellar scenery and quiet country roads that allow a cyclist to relax and focus on the scenery and the sense of freedom and joy that bicycling delivers.
Cast out a fishing line or stroll sandy shores on the edges of Bourne’s freshwater Picture Lake. This town-owned lake, also known as Flax Pond, is rarely crowded with the numbers seen at local beaches, making it a pleasant summer getaway and a quiet escape year-round.
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.
You know what’s good for you. Get your rest. Wash your hands. Eat your vegetables. Exercise regularly.
The need for social distancing brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic doesn’t substantially change the prescription for health that your Mom probably taught you. It just adds a few new wrinkles, like avoiding groups of people, maintaining a six-foot distance from anyone you might meet, and washing your hands even more often.
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.
Fly across the water in time with the sweep of your team’s oars: there’s a beautiful rhythm you can only experience by rowing Buzzards Bay. You’ll find rowing provides an amazing form of exercise with strong community connections, all while bringing one-of-a-kind views of the Bay and its waterways.