Title

Commercial fishermen, swimmers, recreational boaters, tourists, and local reside

Authors

David D. Platt

Source

Island Journal

Date

1990

Volume Number

Volume 7

Pages

21

Abstract

Commercial fishermen, swimmers, recreational boaters, tourists, and local residents all compete for access to the Maine shoreline, only 6 percent of which is in the public domain. Despite a Law Court ruling which held that the public had no right of access to the intertidal beach, town constituencies along the coast are still working to determine their own rules and needs. Boxes discuss the Tide Mill Farm access to Cobscook Bay, and the Moody Beach case. Details.

Subjects

Beaches Access

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