Access at seashore locations
Sections of the boardwalk at the Red Maple Swamp Trail have been closed due to structural deterioration and safety concerns. Check at Salt Pond Visitor Center for the current status of this trail, and for your safety, remain out of closed areas.
Two Hundred Eightieth Meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission
Contact: George Price, Superintendent, 508-771-2144
The two-hundred and eightieth meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission will take place on Monday, September 12, 2011, at 1:00 P.M., in the meeting room at Headquarters, 99 Marconi Station, in Wellfleet, Massachusetts to discuss the following:
1. Adoption of Agenda
2. Approval of Minutes of Previous Meeting (May 23, 2011)
3. Reports of Officers
4. Reports of Subcommittees
5. Superintendent's Report
Update on Dune Shacks
ARM Climate Research Facility
Improved Properties/Town Bylaws
Herring River Wetland Restoration
Wind Turbines/Cell Towers
Flexible Shorebird Management
Highlands Center Update
Alternate Transportation funding
Ocean stewardship topics - shoreline change
Climate Friendly Park program update
6. Old Business
7. New Business
8. Date and agenda for next meeting 9. Public comment and
The meeting is open to the public.It is expected that 15 persons will be able to attend in addition to the Commission members. Interested persons may make oral/written presentations to the Commission during the business meeting or file written statements.Such requests should be made to the Park Superintendent prior to the meeting.
Did You Know?
Cape Cod's own pirate shipwreck, the Whydah, went down in a storm off the coast in April 1717. Before being taken by pirate Sam Bellamy as his flagship, the Whydah was a slave ship, named for the port city of Ouidah in today's country of Benin on the African coast.