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News from December 2016
10 reasons why 2016 was a great year for Buzzards Bay

2016 sure has been a challenging year on the national and global level. But here at home on Buzzards Bay, it was an exceptional year of progress. Thanks to your generous support, the Coalition made important ground in all areas of our work on behalf of the region’s people, land, and waters.

In this quick roundup, Coalition President Mark Rasmussen shares some of 2016's greatest accomplishments to protect and restore the Bay's health.

Acushnet River ReserveAcushnet River Reserve expands with protection of 9 riverfront acres

With the purchase of this property, the Acushnet River is now protected on all sides at the Hamlin Street crossing.


Sunday Strolls12 places on the South Coast to take a Sunday stroll in 2017

Make a resolution in 2017 to take a simple Sunday stroll once a week to get outdoors and stay active throughout the year.


Upcoming Events
Seal and Seabird Watch
Seal and Seabird Watches
Jan. 7, Jan. 21, Feb. 4 & Feb. 19
Woods Hole
Sunday Stroll
Sunday Strolls
Jan. 8 & Feb. 5 · 10-11am
Carver & Marion
Full Moon Night Hike
Full Moon Night Hike
Thursday, Jan. 12 · 7-8pm
Plymouth
Saturdays at The Sawmill
Saturdays at The Sawmill
Jan. 14 & Feb. 11 · 10am-1pm
Acushnet
Mindfulness Walks
Mindfulness Walks
Jan. 28 & Feb. 25 · 7-8pm
Mattapoisett & Wareham
Itty Bitty Bay Explorers
Itty Bitty Bay Explorers
Feb. 1, 8, 15 & 22
New Bedford/Acushnet/Dartmouth
You are the best hope for Buzzards Bay — Give to the Annual Fund by Saturday!
Your support has made such a difference for Buzzards Bay in 2016. From protecting nearly 250 acres of land to engaging a record-breaking 2,000 children in outdoor exploration, our work this year would not be possible without you.

There are just two days left to make your tax-deductible contribution for 2016. Give to the Annual Fund now and help us make 2017 the best year yet.
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