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Start Date: 2008

Herring River Restoration Project, Wellfleet

Project Applicant: National Park Service and Herring River Restoration Committee (including the towns of Wellfleet and Truro) 
Project Location: Herring River watershed located within the towns of Wellfleet and Truro (including land in the Cape Cod National Seashore) 
Project Description: Proposed habitat restoration and reestablishment of tidal flow to the 1,100-acre Herring River estuary and floodplain. Proposed restoration actions include reconfiguration of the Chequessett Neck Road dike and tide gates, replacement of additional upstream culverts, addition of other upstream tidal control structures, wetlands restoration, and mitigation to low-lying roadways, structures, and private properties. 

Physical project files are available for review at the Cape Cod Commission Office Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Contact the Front Desk for more information, 508-362-3828.

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631K pdf
Mar 12, 2019
LR08009 HerringRiverRestoration DRI ScopingDec.3-7-19
4. Pursuant to Section 5(e)(v) of the Enabling Regulations, "[t]he Executive Director shall issue a written decision following his/her determination of the scope of D RI review
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Feb 27, 2019
2019-02-27-Herring River Project-Phase 1 Scoping Decision, DRAFT Staff Recommendation
The RPP has recently been revised and updated, resulting in the 2019 RPP that has recently been adopted and approved as Barnstable County Ordinance 19-01 in January 2019
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Oct 15, 2018
2018-10-15 HRR Public Comment Baumgarten
2. While 95% of Phase I may be carried out on CCNS land, the potentially negative consequences extend well beyond the Seashore’s boundaries, e.g., disruption of …
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