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-Fourth Meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission May 21
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
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
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.
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Did You Know?
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.