Wickets Island, part of the developing Onset Bay Center, will be a place where people of all ages can swim, fish, paddle, dig for quahogs, walk, and picnic with their friends and family.
Because they aren’t lined at the bottom, these lagoons leak as much as 50,000 gallons of contaminated wastewater every day. The town must fix these leaking sewage lagoons and comply with state law.
When you stop to appreciate the view, remember that all of these ponds are somehow linked to Buzzards Bay: whether through streams, via groundwater, or simply as part of the web of life in our region.
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.
Try your hand at paddling without having to purchase any gear – these five local outfitters rent kayaks and stand-up paddleboards so you can set off on a paddling adventure today.
To kick off summer, our members shared 14 of their favorite places: harbors, beaches, trails, and all the other fantastic spots where people like you can discover Buzzards Bay summer long.
In April and May, striped bass begin to return to our shores – and so do the fishermen and women who love to catch them. Try your hand at catching a striper, tog, or scup this spring at one of these spots around Buzzards Bay.