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Two Hundred Ninety-Third Meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission April 14

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Date: March 28, 2014
Contact: George Price, Superintendent, 508-771-2144

The Two Hundred and Ninety-Third meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission will take place on Monday, April 14, 2014, at 1:00 PM, in the meeting room at Headquarters, 99 Marconi Station Road, in Wellfleet, Massachusetts to discuss the following:

1.Adoption of Agenda

2.Approval of Minutes of Previous Meeting (February 3, 2014)

3.Reports of Officers

4.Reports of Subcommittees

Update of Pilgrim Nuclear Plant Emergency Planning Subcommittee

5.Superintendent's Report

Update on FY 14 budget and program

Storm Damage

Science at the Seashore and Inventory & Monitoring, including NPS Network

Improved Properties / Town Bylaws

Herring River Wetland Restoration

Shorebird Management Planning

Highlands Center Update

Ocean stewardship topics – shoreline change

Climate Friendly Parks

6.Old Business

Continue discussion of NSTAR spraying plans, clearing alternatives and utility right-of-ways

Live Lightly campaign progress report

7.New Business

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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Dune shack in the Peaked Hill Bars Historic District

Today, a dedicated group of families, individuals and non-profits carry on a unique heritage of art, reflection, and nature study at the dune shacks in Provincetown and Truro. A recent ethnographic study entitled, “Dwelling in the Dunes”, documents the people who live there today.