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Reference Documents

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Call for Partners

Eligibility

Goals

How to Apply

Selection Process

References

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In 2003 a Request for Proposals was released. This document still provides sound guidance for leasing proposals.

Request for Proposals for Program Partners and Request for Qualifications for a Management Partner (2003)

Appendix, Request for Proposals for Program Partners and Request for Qualifications for a Management Partner (2003)

The National Park Service and consultants have also completed a number of reports and studies on the Highlands Center and assembled background information to inform this request for interest. Some of these studies may assist in development of proposals while others simply provide more detailed project information.

Some reports are available online at the following link:

Highlands Center Site Plans and Reports

Paper copies of additional reports, such as those listed below, are available in hard copy form at Cape Cod National Seashore Headquarters. If you would like to make a copy of a report, contact the Highlands Center Project Manager.

2000 Renewable Energy Opportunity Assessments for CCNS Highlands Center, Prepared by Architectural Energy Corporation for the Federal Energy Management Program and National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Boulder, CO. 122 pages.

1999 "Proceedings of the Highlands Center Roundtable Meeting,'' Community Partners Consultants, Inc. for the National Park Service, Medford, MA. 27 pages.

1999 "Summary of Program Development Research and Public Outreach for the Highlands Center at Cape Cod National Seashore," Heritage Partners, Inc. consultants with Cape Cod National Seashore for the National Park Service, Wellfleet, MA. 47 pages.

2001 "A Review of the Radio Frequency/Microwave Exposure at the Former North Truro Air Force Station," Prepared by James B. Robertson, Ph.D., NC. 9 pages.

2001 "Summary of Potential Funding," Heritage Partners/ Community Partners Consultants, Inc. for the NFS. Medford, MA. 22 pages.

1999 "Evaluation of the Existing Wastewater and Water and Fire Suppression Systems at the former North Truro Air Force Station," Bryant Associates, Inc. Title 1 Facilities Planning Study for the National Park Service, Boston, MA. 55 pages plus , 1l"xl7" foldouts.

Did You Know?

Race Point, Provincetown, MA

The area at the northernmost tip of Cape Cod National Seashore in Provincetown is known as “Race Point”. It gets its name from the swift tidal “race” that swirls from ocean to bay around the point. The swimming beach is located a safe distance away in calmer waters.