Nauset Bike Trail partial closure in effect
The Nauset Bike Trail between Salt Pond Visitor Center and Tomahawk Trail will be closed from October 30 to mid-December for rehabilitation. No bike or pedestrian access will be allowed during this time.
Access at seashore locations
The Nauset Marsh Trail bridge was destroyed in a storm last winter. For current conditions, check at the Salt Pond Visitor Center. More »
Two Hundredth Seventy-Fifth Meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission September 13
Contact: George E. Price, Jr., Superintendent, 508-771-2144
The two-hundredth and seventy-fourth meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission will take place on Monday, September 13, 2010, 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 (July 19, 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
Other construction projects
Cape Wide Bike Planning
Herring Cove Beach Facilities
Climate Friendly Parks
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. 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?
Coastal waters were the original highways of the Cape. Today’s common but puzzling terms “Lower Cape” and “Upper Cape” (referring to the northern and southern areas of Cape Cod) originated with sailors. Southwesterly winds meant ships heading north were sailing "down-wind" to the Lower Cape.