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Two Hundredth Seventieth Meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission

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Date: November 4, 2009
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

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.  Further information concerning the meeting may be obtained from the Superintendent, Cape Cod National Seashore, 99 Marconi Site Road, Wellfleet, MA  02667.

 

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Did You Know?

Wellfleet kettle ponds

Although the kettle ponds within Cape Cod National Seashore are within 2.5 km of the ocean and have been subjected to thousands of years of salt spray, they remain low in dissolved salts. Ponds are flushed out by inflowing and outflowing groundwater, which prevents salts from accumulating.