Mile 15 Report

August 14, 2008
by EKeith

Location:
Curry
Boardman SP, China Creek, Spruce Creek
Conditions:
Thursday 4:00 PM
Foggy
55° F
Wind:
Calm/Light from the NW
Tide Level:
-0.2 ft
Humans / Pets:
People:
0
Dogs:
0
Activities:
Concerns:
Disturbances:
Vehicles:
Activity Comments:
Notable Wildlife:
Large number of sea stars
Dead Birds:
Total:
11
Stranded:
Fish & Invertebrates:
Driftline:
Kelp or Algae·Animal casings (e.g. crab, shrimp molt)·Animal casings (e.g. crab, shrimp molt)·Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.)·Shells·Small rocks·Wood pieces
New Development:
Modifications:
Natural Changes:
Newly exposed roots/trees falling
Comments:
Summary:
Day was foggy and cool,hot and sunny inland.No other people present.Some signs of human activity,driftwood hut building and very small amount of not to recent chain sawing.Minimal amount of litter,mostly rope and water bottles washed up from boats.One partial hull of a wrecked fiberglass boat approximately 12' to 14'long.Lots Of sea stars on the rocks below high tide.
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2020

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2014

March 1, 2014 - EKeith

2012

July 27, 2012 - FlissE
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February 5, 2012 - EKeith
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January 4, 2012 - EKeith
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2010

December 4, 2010 - EKeith
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2008

September 14, 2008 - EKeith
One dead sea lion. Visible retreat of solid bluff.