Mile 165 Report

July 4, 2018
by enriquezag

Location:
Lane
Oregon Dunes NRA, W of Cleawox Lake, Goose Pasture N
Conditions:
Wednesday 10:00 AM
Foggy
Wind:
Moderate from the S
Humans / Pets:
People:
40
Activities:
Walking / Running:
7
Rockhunting:
4
2 collecting litter, 27 driving ORV's
Concerns:
Fire
Apparent Violations:
evidence of 1 fire.
Disturbances:
Vehicles:
Cars/Trucks parking:
11
RVs/Buses parking:
RVs/Buses parking: 1
Cars/Trucks on beach, allowed:
4
ATVs/OHVs on beach, allowed:
18
Activity Comments:
Notable Wildlife:
Western gulls, possibly other species of gulls, and 1 Caspian tern observed.
Dead Birds:
Total:
0
Stranded:
Total:
0
Fish & Invertebrates:
Large number of beached jellies at high tide mark, also observed large number of dead jellies at high tide mark on Miles 166,170, 171, during the week.
Driftline:
Small rocks·Shells·Animal casings (e.g. crab, shrimp molt)·Wood pieces
New Development:
Modifications:
Natural Changes:
Comments:
Summary:

I brought two people with me who collected litter while I observed. Found one washed up bottle with Vietnanses on the label.

Other Mile 165 Reports (3)

2018

September 5, 2018 - enriquezag
Nothing much to report except for the driving in dis-allowed areas.

2009

June 30, 2009 - Treehugger1
There was a significant change in drifting of sand up to the vegetated foredune since my last report. As mentioned there was an unusual abundance of washed up moon jellies and a total absence of...

2008

October 8, 2008 - Treehugger1
Calm, sunny conditions with low traffic of ATVs compared with last observation during summer. Fewer shorebirds noted this time and less debris and dead marine life washed up.