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 Eighty-Fifth Meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission
Contact: George Price, Superintendent, 508-771-2144
The two-hundred and eighty-fifth meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission will take place on Monday, September 10, 2012, 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 21, 2012)
3.Reports of Officers
4.Reports of Subcommittees
Update on Dune Shacks
Improved Properties/Town Bylaws
Herring River Wetland Restoration
Wind Turbines/Cell Towers
Shorebird Management Planning
Highlands Center Update
Alternate Transportation funding
Ocean stewardship topics - shoreline change
Pilgrim Power Station and Disaster Response Planning
Herring Cove Beach/revetment
Review of seashore houses, leasing, and demolition
Climate Friendly Parks
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?
Coastal waters were the original highways of the Cape. Today’s common but puzzling terms “Lower Cape” and “Upper Cape” (referring to the northern and southern areas of Cape Cod) originated with sailors. Southwesterly winds meant ships heading north were sailing "down-wind" to the Lower Cape.