Mile 149 Report

August 24, 2007
by flotsam

Location:
Douglas
Oregon Dunes NRA, north of Army Hill
Conditions:
Friday 2:00 PM
Sunny
70° F
Wind:
Moderate from the N
Tide Level:
0.0 ft
Humans / Pets:
People:
0
Dogs:
0
Activities:
Concerns:
Disturbances:
Vehicles:
Cars/Trucks parking:
8
ATVs/OHVs on beach, allowed:
3
Activity Comments:
It was a Friday, the week before Labor Day, and there were few people to be seen in the entire area
Notable Wildlife:
N/A
Dead Birds:
Total:
0
Stranded:
Total:
0
Fish & Invertebrates:
Driftline:
Shells·Small rocks
New Development:
Modifications:
N/A
Natural Changes:
N/A
Comments:
Summary:
The beach seemed unusually clean, with little trash, and less driftwood than at other times.
  • A view south from the where I estimate the junction of Mile 149 & 150 is.
    A view south from the where I estimate the junction of Mile 149 & 150 is.
    N 43.71954 W 12419125
    August 24, 2007
Other Mile 149 Reports (5)

2008

March 13, 2008 - flotsam
This was a cursory visit, as we did not actually get to our mile, but viewed the general area from afar (at least a mile). We were lashed with rain, and were recovering from a 9 mile walk the day...

2007

October 8, 2007 - flotsam
Nothing unusual to report, other than a lack of trash and other alien debris. I don't know if SOLV worked this stretch of beach last month. I did see a lot of a certain plant growing in the high end...
  • Sample of beach plantlife growing prolifically on the Umpqua Spit
May 13, 2007 - flotsam
Our plan to walk to and thru mile 149 was altered by the knowledge that the lovely wind at our backs would be a challenge returning. Thus we turned around at the juncture of 149 and 150, to face a...
March 17, 2007 - flotsam
Generally, more activity than usual, mostly in the access road area. Our miles were typically vacant, except for the occasional vehicle traversing the spit. We did see one seemingly abandoned vehicle...
  • View of beach near mile 149

2006

October 9, 2006 - flotsam
Beach and dunes clean, no problems, just the dead Sea Lion.