Maeve Reston
The Wasque Reservation sandplain curves downward to the dunes disappearing into the indigo waves of Katama Bay off Chappaquiddick. The white-crested breakers recede into fog above the ocean.
Cape Pogue
Wasque
Chappaquiddick
Julia Wells
Oversand vehicle trails on Chappaquiddick have been partly reopened after a weekend of closures to protect nesting piping plovers, the Trustees of Reservations announced. All trails to Cape Pogue remain closed to vehicles.
Trustees of Reservations
Piping plover
Cape Pogue

2022

The Trustees of Reservations, which owns or manages some 12 miles of public beach from Norton Point to the Cape Pogue elbow, is under pressure on all sides this summer over a new draft management plan
Facing widespread public backlash, the Trustees of Reservations have rescinded a recently released draft beach management plan for the Chappaquiddick beaches they own and manage.
Altered routes for over-sand vehicles and restrictive new dog policies are among changes in the offing for Chappaquiddick beaches owned and managed by the Trustees of Reservations.
A legal effort by two Chappaquiddick landowners to block oversand vehicle (OSV) access to the tip of Cape Pogue for the 2022 season has been denied by a Massachusetts Land Court justice.
A couple who own property at the extreme northern tip of Chappaquiddick are suing the Trustees of Reservations in an effort to stop the organization from selling oversand vehicle permits at Cape Pogue, a remote 400-acre wildlife refuge.

2021

Oversand vehicle trails on Chappaquiddick have been partly reopened after a weekend of closures to protect nesting piping plovers, the Trustees of Reservations announced. All trails to Cape Pogue remain closed to vehicles.

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