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-Ninth Meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission
Contact: George Price, Superintendent, 508-771-2144
The two-hundred and eighty-ninth meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission will take place on Monday, May 13, 2013, 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 25, 2013)
3.Reports of Officers
4.Reports of Subcommittees
Report from Herring Cove Beach Subcommittee including presentation of subcommittee's preferred alternative for vote by the full Advisory Commission
Update of Pilgrim Nuclear Plant Emergency Planning Subcommittee
Update of Nickerson Fellowship Subcommittee and presentation by current Fellow, Erin Hillary.
Update on sequestration/FY 13 budget and program offerings
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?
In the mid-19th century, Henry David Thoreau walked the Atlantic coastline of Cape Cod, recording his adventures in his narrative "Cape Cod". To literally follow in Thoreau’s footsteps today would require scuba gear. Cape Cod’s Outer Beach sees an average erosion rate of close to 4 feet per year.