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 Seventy-Ninth Meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission
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
6. Old Business
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.
Did You Know?
135 acres of seasonal freshwater wetlands exist across the dune landscape of Cape Cod National Seashore's Province Lands. These wetlands which typically dry down by mid-summer, support plants, serve as breeding areas for Spadefoot and Fowler’s toads, and provide drinking water for wildlife.