Sections of Boardwalk Closed at Red Maple Swamp Trail
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-Seventh Meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission January 14
Contact: George Price, Superintendent, 508-771-2144
The two-hundred and eighty-seventh meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission will take place on Monday, January 14, 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
(November 14, 2012)
3.Reports of Officers
4.Reports of Subcommittees
Update on Dune Shacks
Improved Properties/Town Bylaws - Land Protection Planning
Herring River Wetland Restoration
Wind Turbines/Cell Towers
Shorebird Management Planning
Highlands Center Update
Alternate Transportation funding
Ocean stewardship topics - shoreline change
Herring Cove Beach/revetment
Climate Friendly Parks
Emergency evacuation and the Pilgrim Nuclear Plant
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.