Cameron County announces new efforts to preserve sand dunes
Signs warning drivers to stay off the dunes on South Padre island went up Thursday.
Augusto Sanchez, a natural resource engineer with Cameron County, said the dunes create a natural barrier against coastal erosion that can also result in damage to houses and roads.
Now, the county is warning the public that driving on the dunes is a Class C misdemeanor, punishable with a fine of up to $200.
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