Mile 223 Dispatch
October 1, 2010
Other Mile 223 Reports (31)
February 13, 2022 - FlaningamMProbably less people on the beach than a usual low tide mid-Feb afternoon, due to cold, overcast, windy conditions, plus it was the Super Bowl. Everyone seemed to be having a pleasant to good time.
October 3, 2021 - adelmancBeach access area has been repaired and access is easier than before. Most people were being respectful. One family was allowing children to climb up embankments south of beach access. 2 people were...
January 17, 2021 - adelmancSevere damage to the beach access area from a recent storm. Lots of logs and debris. Unusally severe amount of microplastics on shore.
September 26, 2020 - adelmancHuman Activities: Most people were just walking the beach. I only observed one women with her child climbing a bluff. I observed a few people flying kites, playing football, and a few riding bikes....
October 6, 2019 - adelmancPhotos show damage from erosion and vandalism. Also the dead bird that is possibly a Caspian Tern.
May 18, 2019 - adelmancThe weather was not conducive to a lot of beach activity on this day. Rain off and on and a little wind. I was disturbed by the amount of plastic debris I found. I cleaned up as much as I could and...
January 1, 2018 - Volunteer TrainerDispatch- photo of molting elephant seal.
December 21, 2016 - Leo Poole
September 26, 2016 - Leo PooleInitial survey of mile by this adopter. Baseline photos for future observations. Concern: bank erosion below Highway 101, south of Spenser Creek confluence (Beverly Beach State Park).
May 29, 2016 - AnonymousThere were several people on the beach, it being Memorial Day weekend. Several were flying kites. The Beverly Beach Campground was full. Several driftwood huts have appeared during the past few weeks...
April 22, 2016 - Volunteer TrainerAfter giving the Earth Day talk at Beverly Beach State Park, we ventured onto the beach for the wrack walk. A small amount of debris. Thank you to those who joined me on the surprisingly( it was...
December 15, 2015 - lvfishThe group picked up about 200 lbs of debris from the beach. The King tides had brought in quite a bit from the ocean. There were not many RVs at the campground.
November 1, 2015 - AnonymousA beautiful day at the beach. Moderate wind from the southwest at 17 mph. Accessed the Beach at Beverly Beach State Park. Spencer Creek has been diverted by a huge sandbar and is flowing to the south...
February 18, 2015 - lvfishThere was very little debris on the beach, and very light human activity.
December 2, 2014 - lvfishThere were 5 members of the Fisherman's club on the beach cleanup and their observations were that the beach was pretty clean except for some plastic and rope.
September 26, 2014 - lvfishThere was very little garbage on the beach. There were 4 people in our group and only picked up about 30 lbs of garbage on our mile.There were 25 people and 5 dogs. Beverly Beach State Park RV Park...
June 16, 2014 - lvfishLight visitation to the mile. Very decomposed sea lion observed.
January 17, 2014 - lvfishThe beach was fairly clean for this time of the year, but rope, floats and plastic bottles were observed.Nine members of the Longview Hills Fishing club enjoyed the walk on the beach. It was a...
August 22, 2013 - lvfish7 members from the Longview Fishermans Club took part in the clean up. The beach was fairly clean with this being a big tourist month. The camp ground at Beverly Beach was full.
June 13, 2013 - lvfishThere was very little trash on the beach. This was the cleanest that our club has found the beach.There were 6 club members in attendance.
July 23, 2012 - lvfishThere was very little debris on the beach. We found mostly styrofoam and rope.There were lots of people on the beach and the campground was full.We found about 45 dead birds. 30 were baby murres (...
May 9, 2012 - lvfishThere was very little litter on the beach. Some styrofoam, rope, some plastic bottles and cans. Beach was fairly clean and no dead animals were found. There were 5 volunteers from the club that...
February 21, 2012 - lvfishThe beach was pretty clean. No wildlife spotted, alive or dead.
June 24, 2010 - lvfishThis walk was a joint effort by our group of Longview Fishing Club members, 17 of us. Our club received many thanks from the tourists on the beach for keeping it clean.
March 10, 2010 - lvfishWe (the ten of us Longview Fishing Club members) explained the Coast Watch program to four people. We also picked up about 100 pounds of garbage.
December 23, 2009 - lvfishSeveral people stopped us and thanked us for our help in keeping the beach clean.
June 25, 2009 - lvfishThe campground was full of campers. A very low tide. We hauled out about 150 lbs of trash, and 200 lbs of rope.
July 24, 2008 - shan&louieI was pleased to see only a small amount of litter or ocean debris. I did not find any dead sea birds. Normal amounts of dead crab and other marine animals.
April 15, 2008 - shan&louieThe beach was fairly quiet and clean and the amount of human presence i.e. trash from ocean and beachcombers was less than on other walks. The work on the new Spencer Creek Bridge continues and...