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.
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.
This summer, the Coalition permanently conserved two treasured coastal farms in Fairhaven and Dartmouth to protect clean water, preserve coastal habitats, and create new places for people like you to explore.
We now have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to preserve this beloved landscape forever to protect clean water in Nasketucket Bay, conserve coastal habitats, and open it up for people to enjoy.
Land conservation doesn’t always mean purchasing a property outright. In fact, most of the land that the Coalition conserves is protected using a tool called a conservation restriction.