West Tisbury steps up off-road enforcement in Greenlands


West Tisbury has stepped up enforcement of town and state regulations that prohibit use of dirt bikes or ATVs in the Margaret K. Littlefield Greenlands property and along Checama Path.

Greenlands is bounded by Great Plains Road, Checama Path, and the Tisbury town line, with a trail head at the 4-Town bound in the State Forest off Airport Road.

The West Tisbury Police Department and the Environmental Police have recently stepped up patrols in this area, according to a press release issued by the conservation commission. Violators are subject to fines of between $25 and $1,000 and seizure of the vehicle.

Illegal dirt bike activity may be reported to the Environmental Police at 1-800-632-8075 or the West Tisbury Police at 508-693-0020. For more information call the conservation commission office at 508-696-6404.