Mile 143 Report

March 26, 2012
by AnnMissy

Location:
Douglas
South Umpqua Lighthouse SP
Conditions:
Monday 10:15 AM
Cloudy
45° F
Wind:
Calm/Light from the S
Tide Level:
0.9 ft
Humans / Pets:
People:
6
Dogs:
4
Activities:
Walking / Running:
6
Concerns:
Disturbances:
Shorebirds moving in response to humans/dogs
Vehicles:
Cars/Trucks parking:
4
ATVs/OHVs parking:
10
Activity Comments:
Notable Wildlife:
few gulls and sand piperskelp
Dead Birds:
Total:
0
Signs of oil:
0
Entanglement:
0
Stranded:
Total:
0
Fish & Invertebrates:
Driftline:
Kelp or Algae·Animal casings (e.g. crab, shrimp molt)·Land-based debris (picnics, etc.)·Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.)·Shells·Small rocks·Styrofoam·Wood pieces
New Development:
Modifications:
Natural Changes:
Comments:
Summary:
Mile 143 is pretty non-exciting. Just basic sand movement and usual shells, drift wood, bird etc. We saw no dead wildlife or physical changes. Were several plastic bottle that we picked up along with some other "man-made" items. There were 5 in our group (daughter & grandsons) and two dogs. There were few other people especially as we moved farther south on the beach. Both people and dogs were enjoying a nice walk on the beach. Shoreline seemed normal with really nothing to report.Have included pictures of our time on Mile 143
  • Grandsons and daughter helped us walk our beach mile while they were visiting during spring break. We had our faithful helper dogs with us. Ours is Amos (picture included). He was tired out as we all were. Was a fun time.
    Grandsons and daughter helped us walk our beach mile while they were visiting during spring break. We had our faithful helper dogs with us. Ours is Amos (picture included). He was tired out as we all were. Was a fun time.
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Other Mile 143 Reports (4)

2013

October 21, 2013 - AnnMissy
The beach was deserted except for us. It was somewhat foggy and windy so not the best day for a stroll on the beach. Did see 3 birds that were dead and washed up on shore...picture below. Picked up...
January 20, 2013 - AnnMissy
Beach looked good other than some bluffing from the higher water. Not too much garbage to collect. Had an enjoyable walk with our daughter, son-in-law, grandsons and two dogs. One grandson found...

2012

October 14, 2012 - AnnMissy
The mile was very quiet with no notable changes. The day was cloudy and windy so not a very nice day to be on the beach. There was lots and lots of kelp in several locations along the mile. We, and...
  • We found many mounds of kelp...more than we generally see.

2007

September 8, 2007 - twright
Less than the normal invertebrates. One wood box on beach 2' x 2' x 4'