Mile 165 Report

October 8, 2008
by Treehugger1

Location:
Lane
Oregon Dunes NRA, W of Cleawox Lake, Goose Pasture N
Conditions:
Wednesday 10:00 AM
Sunny
55° F
Wind:
Calm/Light
Humans / Pets:
People:
15
Dogs:
2
Activities:
driving on beach
Concerns:
Disturbances:
Vehicles:
Cars/Trucks on beach, allowed:
3
ATVs/OHVs on beach, allowed:
9
Activity Comments:
Nothing out of the ordinary. Dogs were both unleashed when they were allowed out of the motor vehicles.
Notable Wildlife:
Dead Birds:
Stranded:
Fish & Invertebrates:
Not sure yet if this is unusual, but I saw 20-25 dead, washed up translucent jellies, probably Aurelia aurita.
Driftline:
Land-based debris (picnics, etc.)·Shells·Small rocks
New Development:
Modifications:
Natural Changes:
Comments:
Summary:
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.
Other Mile 165 Reports (3)

2018

September 5, 2018 - enriquezag
Nothing much to report except for the driving in dis-allowed areas.
July 4, 2018 - enriquezag
I brought two people with me who collected litter while I observed. Found one washed up bottle with Vietnanses on the label.

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...