Man Fined for Wetlands Destruction on Cape Cod

Bobcat, photo illustration/New England Boating.
Bobcat, photo illustration/New England Boating.

CapeCodOnline: When she went to the tidal flats off Sears Point on Monday, Conservation Agent Kristin Andres realized she had never seen anything like it. A small front-end loader was mired in the flats, its bucket still uplifted with tread marks extending far out to the low-tide mark and back toward the beach area in front of a home owned by David Rogers of Boston.

Wednesday night, the Conservation Commission voted to back Andres’ issuance of $3,300 a day in tickets to Rogers for various violations of laws governing wetlands and coastal banks. The fines for the unpermitted work began Monday.

Read more about the man who tore up protected wetlands on Cape Cod with a Bobcat.