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Two Hundred Eighty-Fourth Meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission May 21

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Date: May 3, 2012
Contact: George Price, Superintendent, 508-771-2144

The two-hundred and eighty-fourth meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission will take place on Monday, May 21, 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

(March 12, 2012)

3.Reports of Officers

4.Reports of Subcommittees

5.Superintendent's Report

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

North Beach Cottages, Chatham

6.Old Business

7.New Business

8.Date and agenda for next meeting

9.Public comment and

10.Adjournment

 

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.

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Did You Know?

Wellfleet kettle ponds

Although the kettle ponds within Cape Cod National Seashore are within 2.5 km of the ocean and have been subjected to thousands of years of salt spray, they remain low in dissolved salts. Ponds are flushed out by inflowing and outflowing groundwater, which prevents salts from accumulating.