This former auto salvage yard on the Acushnet River will play an important role in the larger cleanup of New Bedford Harbor, and will one day be transformed into a public park.
Westport's year-round population is growing rapidly, which means more people using septic systems. Nearby waterways are showing clear signs that too much nitrogen is reaching their ecosystems.
Take in woodland tranquility and abundant water views within the Assawompset Pond Complex, a system of conservation lands around five freshwater ponds in Lakeville, Middleborough, and Rochester.
There is one sampling station on Manomet Bay (MB1).
Help the Buzzards Bay Coalition keep an eye on the health of the water in your community. Become a Baywatcher, and you can volunteer as a "citizen scientist" on the water this summer.
Persistent advocacy by the Buzzards Bay Coalition has yielded a resolution for a chronic source of nitrogen pollution to the Bay.
Although so much remains to be done to protect and restore the Bay’s health, I’m proud to share with you some of our greatest accomplishments from 2018.
The academy’s partnership with the Coalition has created a new project for students studying careers in marine biology and environmental research.