Duxbury Clipper

Whose beach is it anyway?

New organization challenges management, policies, of Duxbury Beach Reservation


Over the years, the leadership of the Duxbury Beach Reservation has insisted it does the best it can to balance its legal obligation to protect endangered species with the desire of visitors to bring their vehicles on to the beach.

That has become increasingly challenging, as the piping plovers and least terns, both legally protected species, have nested and bred in increasingly large numbers and for longer times, leading to increasing closures of the beach crossovers, much to the ire of peop...

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