Understanding coastal property law can be daunting for land owners, beach visitors, and municipal officials. Public Shoreline Access in Maine: A Citizen’s Guide to Ocean and Coastal Law describes Maine law and prominent court cases related to public use and access to the coast, from the seventeenth-century Colonial Ordinance that reserved the public’s
School for the Environment
University of Massachusetts Boston
Coastal access and working waterfronts have been a major focus for Maine Sea Grant since 2003 when, in response to reported fears of declining access, we hosted our first workshop for 100 participants with the Gulf of Maine Foundation and others.