Kite surfing update from Cape Cod National Seashore

Public comment period continues

Editor's Note:  If you ever wondered what kitesurfing is, be sure to check out the video that accompanies this article.

The topic of kite surfing in Cape Cod National Seashore continues to generate interest, according to a release from the National Park Service. Superintendent George Price withdrew the ban on kite surfing on October 14th within the boundary of Cape Cod National Seashore.

The National Park Service opened a public comment period on kite surfing on October 14th and will continue to accept public comment through November 14th. An open house on kite surfing was held on Wednesday, October 26th where many kite surfers expressed their views, observations and suggestions. Superintendent Price said, “Many passionate kite surfers attended the open house and stated their positions. Attendees asked about the need for past restrictions and the nature of shorebird protection as administered by the National Park Service.”
People interested in providing comment on the kite surfing topic may still do so until November 14th and are invited to mail their comments to:  Superintendent, Cape Cod National Seashore, 99 Marconi Site Road, Wellfleet, MA 02667

Or submit electronically via the Cape Cod National Seashore public comment webpage located at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/ccnskitesurfing.


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