Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decision imperils private property rights; MESA a good law with bad implementation

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) recently upheld a lower court’s ruling regarding the authority of Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, also known as MassWildlife, to designate certain areas as a priority habitat under the Massachusetts Endangered Species Act (MESA), thereby limiting a private landowner’s use of their property without recognizing said landowner’s property rights.  

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