Mile 26 Report

February 26, 2009
by [email protected]

Location:
Curry
Cape Sebastian SP, Buena Vista Wayside, S of Hunter Cr
Conditions:
Thursday 4:50 PM
Cloudy
0° F
Wind:
Calm/Light from the S
Tide Level:
0.0 ft
Humans / Pets:
People:
2
Dogs:
2
Activities:
Walking / Running:
2
Playing in surf:
0
Playing in sand:
0
Sitting:
0
Rockhunting:
0
Tidepooling:
0
Surfing:
0
Windsurfing:
0
Kayaking:
0
Fishing:
0
Concerns:
Driftwood removal·Litter
Disturbances:
Vehicles:
Cars/Trucks parking:
2
Activity Comments:
Few people.
Notable Wildlife:
Various gulls, Ravens
Dead Birds:
Total:
0
Stranded:
Total:
0
Fish & Invertebrates:
Driftline:
Land-based debris (picnics, etc.)·Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.)·Plastic pellets·Small rocks·Styrofoam·Wood pieces
tires, metal drum
New Development:
Modifications:
Natural Changes:
Erosion of vegetated foredune·Evidence of wave overtopping·Visible retreat of solid bluff
Comments:
Some dune erosion, but nothing too extreme. Fair amounts of garbage and some fishing boat debris (rope, plastic bait basket pieces).
Summary:
Fair amounts of garbage, mostly recycleables. 4 Tires and half of a 50 gallon metal drum. I relieved the beach of a two gallon bucket full of plastic and glass and 1 tire. Not a lot of people on this stretch.