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 Hundredth Seventieth Meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission
Contact: George E. Price, Jr. Superintendent, 508-771-2144
The two-hundredth and seventieth meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission will take place on Monday, November 16, 2009, 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 14, 2009)
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
· Highlands Center Update
· Alternate Transportation funding
· Other construction projects
· Land Protection
6. Old Business
7. New Business Ocean initiatives
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. Further information concerning the meeting may be obtained from the Superintendent, Cape Cod National Seashore, 99 Marconi Site Road, Wellfleet, MA 02667.
Did You Know?
The hydrologic system of lower Cape Cod consists of four distinct ground-water lenses, or flow cells, which receive recharge through precipitation. Other hydrologic features besides groundwater include kettle ponds, freshwater wetlands (vernal ponds), freshwater streams, and estuarine wetlands.