Enjoy Buzzards Bay
Buzzards Bay and its watershed has a diverse landscape, providing a source of recreational enjoyment through fishing, shellfishing, water fowling, and nature appreciation in all seasons. In Massachusetts, coastal tourism and recreation brings several billion dollars into local economies. What is the point of protecting the water quality and natural resources of Buzzards Bay and its watershed if you don’t go out to enjoy them? We have set up this page of links to get you information of the recreational opportunities around Buzzards Bay where you can appreciate nature and the environment.
The National Estuary Program was established by the Clean Water Act. By controlling water pollution, the Clean Water Act attains and maintains a level of water quality that supports the “protection and propagation of fish, shellfish, and wild-life and for recreation in and on the United States’ waters.”