Mile 260 Report

February 15, 2010
by [email protected]

Location:
Tillamook
Kiwanda Beach west of Pacific City and Nestucca River
Conditions:
Monday 11:00 AM
Cloudy
53° F
Wind:
Moderate from the SW
Humans / Pets:
People:
9
Dogs:
4
Activities:
Walking / Running:
0
Playing in surf:
0
Playing in sand:
0
Sitting:
0
Rockhunting:
0
Tidepooling:
0
Surfing:
0
Windsurfing:
0
Kayaking:
0
Fishing:
0
Enjoying the beach
Concerns:
Apparent Violations:
None
Disturbances:
Shorebirds moving in response to humans/dogs
Vehicles:
Cars/Trucks parking:
4
Cars/Trucks on beach, allowed:
1
Activity Comments:
It was a nice cool day - people were enjoying the day and the weather - it appeared tide was mid-tide - saw now unusual activities - saw no dead birds or other marine animal. There didn't appear to be any destruction of the beach or shore.
Notable Wildlife:
There was some, but not a lot of shore birds. No large birds flew by -
Dead Birds:
Total:
0
Signs of oil:
0
Entanglement:
0
Species/names:
None
Stranded:
Total:
0
Fish & Invertebrates:
none
Driftline:
Kelp or Algae·Shells·Small rocks·Wood pieces
New Development:
Modifications:
Natural Changes:
Comments:
Summary:
It appears that mile 260 is stable and does have continued human activities - There had been vehicles driving on the beach in the authorized area. Had multiple tire tracks of vehicles and had one active pickup driving on the beach. Saw no destruction or damage done by humans or nature.
Other Mile 260 Reports (5)

2015

October 5, 2015 - BeachcomberJim
The warm weather made this section of beach a joy for the people out enjoying this October day.No dramatic issues were seen as can be found on our more populated beaches.Mile 260 has limited access...

2010

September 8, 2010 - [email protected]
Nice day to walk beach - only problem was the softness of sand - made it extra difficult to walk - the surf had a yellow green color and surf line/foam was green like the words in coastwatch - didn't...
May 31, 2010 - [email protected]
Cloudy day - some initial rain around 11:00 am - not windy with nice temperature to walk the beach. Beach was clean except for an occasional plastic bottle - Surprised at lack of birds - not much...

2009

November 8, 2009 - [email protected]
It was a nice cloudy day with a good wind from the South of about 15-20 miles/hr. Clear skies below clouds - People walking the beach were enjoying the quietness and fun of walking and talking. Had...

2008

May 23, 2008 - J.M. Trunkey
Heavy human use (65 people, 7 dogs) on Friday before Memorial Day. Hillside below condos continues to erode.