Mile 143 Report

October 21, 2013
by AnnMissy

Location:
Douglas
South Umpqua Lighthouse SP
Conditions:
Monday 2:00 PM
Foggy
52° F
Wind:
Moderate from the N
Tide Level:
6.5 ft
Humans / Pets:
People:
2
Dogs:
1
Activities:
Concerns:
Disturbances:
Vehicles:
Cars/Trucks parking:
2
Activity Comments:
Notable Wildlife:
Dead Birds:
Total:
3
Stranded:
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:
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 few items but beach was mostly clean.
  • October 21, 2013
Other Mile 143 Reports (4)

2013

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.
March 26, 2012 - AnnMissy
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...
  • 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.

2007

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