Where: Narragansett Bay
Communities: Abington, Attleboro, Avon, Berkeley, Bridgewater, Carver, Dighton, Easton, East Bridgewater, Fall River, Foxborough, Freetown, Halifax, Hanson, Lakeville, Mansfield, Middleborough, North Attleboro, Norton, Plainville, Plympton, Raynham, Rehoboth , Somerset, Stoughton, Swansea, West Bridgewater, Whitman
* Note: these are just the SE MA communities. There are dozens more in RI and also in the Blackstone Valley.
Mail: 100 Save The Bay Dr., Providence, RI 02905
The mission of Save The Bay is to ensure that the environmental quality of Narragansett Bay and its watershed is restored and protected from the harmful effects of human activity. Save The Bay seeks carefully planned use of the Bay and its watershed to allow the natural system to function normally and healthfully, both now and for the future.
In defense of Narragansett Bay and its watershed, Save The Bay’s actions include:
- Watching over the activities and programs of government and the citizenry that degrade the environmental quality of the Bay, basin, and watershed.
- Leading the community by initiating programs and activities that increase the environmental awareness and knowledge of the public.
- Initiating action that will directly clean up the Bay.
Did You Know...
Narragansett Bay hosts spawning ground, nursery and habitat for more than 60 species of fish and shellfish, more than 200 bird species, plus marine mammals such as seals, dolphins and sea turtles. Due to human pollution, some of its most important marine species have declined dramatically, including winter flounder, scallops, lobster, cod and tautog.