Mile 207 Dispatch
April 22, 2011
Other Mile 207 Reports (24)
June 5, 2022 - SierraCoolwareToday I came across a small seal or sea lion about 4 feet in length washed up on the shore. I thought it was dead, but then I noticed it had opened its eyes but I could tell it was very lethargic. It...
May 18, 2022 - SierraCoolwareWalking my mile, I noticed a tiny spotted baby seal washed up inbetween some surf tumbled sandstone. Nature has such a wonderful way of blending life with nature. The tide had turned and high tide...
April 12, 2022 - SierraCoolwareI have never seen a tiny octopus in the wild. As I was walking my mile and looking in the tidepools, something caught my eye. I thought maybe it was a tiny squid swimming in the tidepool, but it was...
January 4, 2022 - SierraCoolwareIn beginning January 2022, as I walk this stretch of beach every day, I noticed a very large entwined and tangled piece of rope and plastic that had washed up on the shore. I was concerned that it...
June 8, 2019 - dewiedeh
June 8, 2016 - BatthecatThis was a Citizen Science day with Fawn Custer celebrating World Oceans Day at Seal Rock, on the beach just south of the State Park.
May 15, 2013 - Maxine CNormal human and dog activity for this time of year. Spring migration of birds underway--whimbrels on the beach, geese overhead. A bright red sea star, Pacific henricia, seen in a tidepool earlier...
August 5, 2011 - dianemaloneyLots of people enjoying a very nice day. No notable changes in the cliffs or beach.
May 29, 2011 - dianemaloneyAll appears normal. Some of the people living on NW Short Street are still dumping their green waste (tree branches and brush) over the cliff. Seems a shame.Today, even though it was cloudy and cool...
January 10, 2011 - dianemaloneyIt was a sunny day Not too many people walking, rockhunting. It had rained the day before so that water was cascading down from the parking lot faster than usual
October 29, 2010 - dianemaloneyGorgeous day. Beaches were quite clean.One of the dead birds was a pelican the other either a young seagull or a seabird I couldn't identify.
August 13, 2010 - dianemaloneyLots of exposed rocks and stones brought out the rock hounds.
April 14, 2010 - dianemaloneyExtraordinarily low tide made for an interesting walk.
April 10, 2010 - dianemaloneyNorth of the parking lot much sand has been removed by wave action. Agate hunters were in abundance as it was a beautiful day.
March 10, 2010 - dianemaloneyThere are 6 stairways which come from homes down to the beach on this mile. Virtually all have been severely damaged where they end at the beach. I have never seen them used by anyone.
January 27, 2010 - dianemaloneyNothing unusual to report.
October 6, 2009 - dianemaloneyOther than the brush tossed over the bluff 200 yards north of the parking lot the beach looks great.
June 24, 2009 - dianemaloneyJune 24 was a beautiful day and the tide was as low as it has been in years - thus the crowd. The beach was less littered than we have ever seen it and there was a wide variety of activity.
April 5, 2009 - dianemaloneyIt was a sunny day with virtually no wind. There was very little litter from the land or sea. Seeing the oystercatcher right there on the sand was a treat for us. One group of people found a glass...
February 11, 2009 - dianemaloneyNothing alarming or unusual to report. All looked well. Absolutely gorgeous day.
January 2, 2009 - dianemaloneyThere was an unusually high amount of people (20 to 30) probably due to the rain storm on the 31st and 1st. They all appeared to be rock hunting. There were 13 vehicles in the parking lot.We counted...
August 27, 2008 - dianemaloneyThis was our first observation. The beach looked normal and free from human debris. The erosion we saw (small landslide) looked fairly recent.
June 12, 2007 - Maxine CSludgy deposit on beach from yesterday's phytoplankton bloom. Sea palms washed up.
January 1, 2007 - Prince HalThe sandstone (or mudstone – I think I’ve called it both) benches in the southern two-thirds of the mile were much more exposed than last time. The large stump/rootwad base has continued to be...