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Acadia National Park Advisory Commission Notice of Meeting - Fall 2009

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Date: September 1, 2009
Contact: Sheridan Steele, 207-288-8702

Notice is hereby given in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (P.L. 92‑463, 86 Stat. 770, 5 U.S.C. App. 1, Sec. 10) that the Acadia National Park Advisory Commission will hold a meeting on Monday, September 14, 2009.

The Commission was established pursuant to Public Law 99-420, Sec. 103. The purpose of the Commission is to consult with the Secretary of the Interior, or his designee, on matters related to the management and development of the park including, but not limited to, the acquisition of lands and interests in lands (including conservation easements on islands) and termination of rights of use and occupancy.

The meeting will convene at Park Headquarters, Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Maine, at 1:00 p.m. to consider the following agenda:

  1. Committee reports:
  • Land Conservation
  • Park Use
  • Science and Education
  • Historic
  1. Old business
  2. Superintendent's report
  3. Public comments
  4. Proposed agenda for next Commission meeting on February 1, 2010. 

The meeting is open to the public. Interested persons may make oral/written presentations to the Commission or file written statements.  Such requests should be made to the Superintendent. Further information concerning this meeting may be obtained from the Superintendent, Acadia National Park, P.O. Box 177, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609, telephone 207-288-8702.

Did You Know?

The wide carriage road is lined by the spring foliage of birch trees.

Acadia National Park's carriage road system, built by John D. Rockefeller Jr., has been called “the finest example of broken stone roads designed for horse-drawn vehicles still extant in America.” Today, you can hike or bike 45 miles of these scenic carriage roads in the park.