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Acadia National Park Advisory Commission Notice of Meeting

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Date: January 22, 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, February 2, 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 Acadia National Park Headquarters, McFarland Hill Drive, Bar Harbor, Maine, at 1:00 p.m. to consider the following agenda:

1.Committee reports: Land Conservation; Park Use; Science and Education; Historic

2.Old business

3.Superintendent's report

4.Public comments

5.Proposed agenda for next Commission meeting on June 1, 2009. 

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?

Cobblestone Bridge, faced with rounded cobblestones, has a stream running underneath.

The historic carriage road system at Acadia National Park features 17 stone-faced bridges spanning streams, waterfalls, cliffs, and roads. The design of each bridge, such as Cobblestone Bridge, is unique.