Mile 290 Report

October 17, 2020
by Foxglove290

Location:
Tillamook
Barview Jetty County Park, Camp Magruder south
Conditions:
Saturday 1:15 PM
Sunny
63° F
Wind:
Calm/Light from the NW
Tide Level:
7.9 ft
Humans / Pets:
People:
4157
Dogs:
7
Activities:
Walking / Running:
18
Playing in sand:
5
Surfing:
2
Fishing:
8
Fishing from the Jetty 16
Concerns:
Disturbances:
Vehicles:
Cars/Trucks parking:
53
Activity Comments:
Notable Wildlife:
Dead Birds:
Total:
1
Species/names:
Decomposed past the point of IDing
Stranded:
Fish & Invertebrates:
Driftline:
Kelp or Algae·Shells·Animal casings (e.g. crab, shrimp molt)·Land-based debris (picnics, etc.)·Styrofoam·Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.)
2 dead Sea Lions
New Development:
Modifications:
Natural Changes:
Comments:
Summary:

Four of us walked mile 290 collecting abt 40lbs of trash.   A good percent of which was from the fishing industry .  We saw 2 dead sea lions . One appeared to have been shot.   The second had had it's teeth removed and had no visble wound.  We also found 5 shate egg sacks in the drift line.

  • Looking South towards the Jetty
    October 17, 2020
  • One of 2 dead Sea Lions
    October 17, 2020
  • 2nd Dead Sea Lion
    October 17, 2020
  • Skate egg sack
    October 17, 2020
  • Trash Collected 1 of 3
    October 17, 2020
  • Trach Collected 2 of 3
    October 17, 2020
  • Trash Collected 3 of 3
    October 17, 2020
Other Mile 290 Reports (15)

2020

June 19, 2020 - Foxglove290
This was my 1st time back on my mile since February.  Lack of trash was surprising to me(see the photo of what I picked up)  Driftwood on the shore was minimal.  We have had a lot of windy days with...

2019

December 23, 2019 - Foxglove290
There is a lot of debris washed a shore after this weeks storm.  I picked up trash Saturday and today monday.  Some from the fisheries(big tangles of rope-see photos)  a lot that washed down the...
September 30, 2019 - Foxglove290
End of summer,  Not much in the way of driftwood left on the beach(campers burn it thru the summer).  The beach was carn clean being it was just a week ago the SOLVE did the fall beach clean-up. 5 ...
July 5, 2019 - Foxglove290
My husband and I spent 3 hours (6 man hours)  picking up trash.  We ran into one other couple who were doing the same.   I added their trash lbs to our total count  of 80lbs.  It is reallly...
  • My husband on mile 290
  • Me and the Bags of Trash
March 2, 2019 - Foxglove290
Dead cow elk.  It appeared to have broken a hind leg.  A mystery as to how it ended up on the beach. It did not appear to have been in the water very long.    It was a beautiful cold winter day.  The...
  • Magruder Shoreline
  • Southern Access for Camp Magruder
  • Barview Campground Shoreline

2018

December 17, 2018 - Foxglove290
I saw evidance that the surf overtopped the shoreline in the last 24 hours.  This is the 1st time this fall that this has happened.  See photos
December 5, 2018 - Foxglove290
There has not been alot of change since my last report.   We have had only one major rain/wind event this fall. This being so, there has been very little debris deposited on the beaches.  I have...
October 10, 2018 - Foxglove290
Beautiful Indian summer day to walk my mile.  I observed 15 people along with their dogs on the beach and northe jetty. One man was surf fishing. Usually there are people fishing off the jetty but...
June 2, 2018 - Foxglove290
 Observed tire tracks not an actual vehicle.  Vehicles are NOT allowed on this section of beach
March 5, 2018 - Foxglove290
It was one of those rare sunny and almost calm winter days.  Erosion has been less severe than last year.  Overtopping brought more drftwood and sand inland than I have observed in the last 5 years...

2017

December 5, 2017 - Foxglove290
I am also volunteer with Solve and their adopt a mile program.  Myself and 3 others collected over 50 pounds of trash.
  • Flock of Shore birds.
October 20, 2017 - Foxglove290
This is not a full report......notes and photos from a walk on my mile. 
August 2, 2017 - Foxglove290
Evidence of the strong summer north winds.  Sand collecting along the jetty. I was pleasantly surprised at the lack of liter.  
April 3, 2017 - Foxglove290
There is a lot of erosion that occured over the winter.  It seemed like a lot less driftwood on the beach until I walked the tree line.  There is alot of driftwood 10-20' back into the trees, sand...

2010

February 27, 2010 - kathrynl
Visiting Camp Magruder and took advantage of free time to walk mile south to Bar View Jetty. Beach was filled with driftwood. Removed two bags of glass beer bottles and plastic water bottles.