Mile 286 Report
January 13, 2018
Other Mile 286 Reports (14)
November 20, 2020 - kunkelwaThis was three days after the first of the King Tides. The beach was quite clean and firm. There was evidence of wave overtopping and the dunes took some erosion. Eel grass was on the wrackline. One...
September 16, 2020 - kunkelwaPretty uneventfull observations today. The dead whale from last report is still composting on the shore. Beach seemed pretty clean of garbage. Only 4 dead birds. Many crab shells. Very few jellyfish...
May 16, 2020 - kunkelwaThis beach walk was done during the COVID beach closure. 3 local and 2 nonlocal people on the beach. Someone had an overnight tent perched on the dunes in a noncamping closed area. There were several...
February 9, 2020 - kunkelwaTwo days ago we had very strong west winds for an extended period. The Velella were back in the driftline. A lot of water bottle caps and small platic garbage as well. The sand and dunes have been...
September 29, 2019 - kunkelwa
March 3, 2019 - beverly.steinBeach relatively clean.
November 4, 2018 - beverly.steinGenerally the beach was clean with a lot of kelp clumps. Very few people.
August 4, 2018 - [email protected]Illegal camping in dunes. No bathrooms, so waste management is a concern. Reported to Tillamook County Parks.
July 29, 2018 - beverly.steinVery foggy day. Many more people on the beach than usual probably because it is Sunday in July and Portland is very hot today. A number of groups camping in the dunes (but no sanitary facilities...
May 28, 2018 - [email protected]Very clean beach, despite the holiday weekend.Some squid egg cases present. One dead sea lion.
April 29, 2018 - beverly.steinNot much to report. Debris from winter storms was evident and a lot of crab shells.
September 24, 2017 - beverly.steinFour of us walked the mile for the first time so we now have a baseline to compare for the next walk. This area of the coast has no development. SOLVE had been through the day before so not much...