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Meeting Scheduled for Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission Dune Shack Subcomittee - March 12

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Date: March 8, 2010
Contact: George E. Price, Jr. Superintendent, 508-771-2144

Cape Cod National Seashore Superintendent George Price has announced that the next meeting of the Dune Shack Subcommittee of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission will be held on Friday, March 12, 2010 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies, 5 Holway Avenue, Provincetown.

The subcommittee’s task is to develop a set of recommendations to the Cape Cod National Seashore’s Advisory Commission on the establishment of a Dune Shack District Preservation and Use Plan/Environmental Assessment. The dune shack historic district is located in the national seashore along the backshore of Provincetown and Truro. At this meeting the subcommittee will review its vision statement for the historic district and discuss use and occupancy and access. A short public comment period will be provided.

Several documents related to this planning process are posted at http://parkplanning.nps.gov.

 

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vernal pond

The hydrologic system of lower Cape Cod consists of four distinct ground-water lenses, or flow cells, which receive recharge through precipitation. Other hydrologic features besides groundwater include kettle ponds, freshwater wetlands (vernal ponds), freshwater streams, and estuarine wetlands.