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Two Hundred Seventy-Seventh Meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission to be Held January 10

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Date: December 22, 2010
Contact: George E. Price, Superintendent, 508-771-2144

The two-hundred and seventy-seventh meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission will take place on Monday, January 10, 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

(November 15, 2010)

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

Flexible Shorebird Management

Highlands Center Update

Alternate Transportation funding

Ocean stewardship topics

Climate Friendly Park program update

50th Anniversary

6.        Old Business

7.        New Business

           Cape Cod Commission review of herbicide use

           Regional waste water treatment plans

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.


Did You Know?

Spadefoot Toad

An abundance of sandy soil and shallow freshwater ponds for breeding make Cape Cod National Seashore an ideal landscape for Spadefoot Toads. A Threatened Species, the Seashore supports their largest known population in the Northeast. Some park roads are closed on rainy nights to protect them.