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Two Hundred Seventy-Ninth Meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission

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Date: May 12, 2011
Contact: George E. Price, Jr., Superintendent, 508-771-2144

The two-hundred and seventy-ninth meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission will take place on Monday, May 23, 2011, 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 14, 2011)

3.        Reports of Officers

4.        Reports of Subcommittee

Nickerson Fund discussion

5.        Superintendent's Report

Update on Dune Shacks

Improved Properties/Town Bylaws

Herring River Wetland Restoration

Wind Turbines/Cell Towers

Flexible Shorebird Management

Highlands Center Update

Alternate Transportation funding

Ocean stewardship topics – shoreline change

Climate Friendly Park program update

50th Anniversary

6.        Old Business

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?

kettle pond

Kettle pond surface water levels are controlled by local groundwater levels. Around Cape Cod National Seashore ponds, these levels range from six to nine feet above average sea level. The bottoms of all the kettle ponds are below sea level.