The Legislature in 1989 created the Riverway and a board to oversee its preservation.
Mark Cupp has served as executive director of the Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board since its inception.
Schaller said his staff was constantly stretched by the need for enforcement actions at Mazomanie Beach.
But the illegal activity wasn't limited to nude swimming or sunbathing, said Todd Schaller, DNR chief conservation warden.
The illegal and illicit behavior that developed there over several decades created a pattern that discourages broader use of the property, said Brian Hefty, DNR natural resources area supervisor.
Tuesday's DNR action was under authority of NR.45.04.
Also, nudity on a beach is not illegal unless it is intended to be objectionable. Access to the beach is down a trail cut into the rocks of the bluff. Take the dirt road by the mailbox down to the ocean which you can see from the mailbox.
I guess that is open to interpretation, but clearly if you are naked on a beach where there are no other people, or no clothed people, your nudity can't be considered objectionable. Kahena Black Sand Beach - This is a fabulous beach. At first glance, it looks difficult, but it turns out to be easy. Go north on Koolau Road which has many curces and switchbacks. Park and go down trails, one of which is straight ahead of the parking lot, another of which runs left down and parallel to the sand.
It is only illegal at Honokohau Beach on Big Island, and at STATE PARK beaches, which have a special rule against tiopfree and nude bathing.