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Two Hundred Eighty-Sixth Meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission

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Date: October 31, 2012
Contact: George Price, Superintendent, 508-771-2144

The two-hundred and eighty-sixth meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission will take place on Wednesday, November 14, 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

(September 10, 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

Herring Cove Beach/revetment

Climate Friendly Parks

6.Old Business

National Seashore Law Enforcement Policies

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?

dune shack in the Province Lands

The Dune Shacks of Peaked Hill Bars Historic District Seashore was designated in 1989 as a special place in the dunes within Cape Cod National Seashore. Dune shack living emerged in the early 20th century and was based in cottages built by coastguardsmen stationed at nearby stations.