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.
This long-awaited nitrogen pollution cleanup plan, called a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL), sets a course for action to restore clean water, abundant eelgrass beds, and healthy marine life in the Westport Rivers.
After more than three and a half years, we’re still waiting for the final pollution limits needed to take action to protect and restore the Westport Rivers and several other waterways.
There’s a lot to explore — and love — around Buzzards Bay. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we asked land trusts from Westport to Falmouth to share their favorite places.