Mile 3 Report

November 15, 2016
by Volunteer Trainer

Location:
Curry
Harbor Beach south of Chetco River, north of Red Point
Conditions:
Tuesday 11:30 AM
Party cloudy
65° F
Wind:
Calm/Light from the SW
Tide Level:
8.5 ft
Humans / Pets:
People:
9
Dogs:
5
Activities:
Walking / Running:
9
Concerns:
Litter
Disturbances:
Vehicles:
Cars/Trucks on beach, allowed:
0
ATVs/OHVs on beach, allowed:
0
Cars/Trucks on beach, prohibited:
0
ATVs/OHVs on beach, prohibited:
0
Activity Comments:
Visitors to the beach photographing the King Tide and just generally enjoying the break between storms.
Notable Wildlife:
gulls resting on the beach
Dead Birds:
Total:
0
Stranded:
Total:
0
Fish & Invertebrates:
0
Driftline:
Kelp or Algae·Animal casings (e.g. crab, shrimp molt)·Wood pieces·Plastic pellets·Styrofoam·Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.)
New Development:
Modifications:
Natural Changes:
Comments:
Summary:

The photos were taken during breaks in the storm.  The tide was to be 8.49 ft.  In relation to the large woody debris from previous greater tides, there was no concern with impact on the surrounding area.  People were out walking their dogs and taking photos.  No noticible concern of debris, or dead animals.  Small amount of marine debris, including plastic bits, styrofoam, and plastic rope.  Small amount of land-based debris, straws, flipflop, food wrapper.  All vehicles were parked in the parking lot. 

  • The photo was taken at near high tide behind the Best Western in Harbor/Brookings
    42.041871, -124.265144
    November 15, 2016
  • Standing behind the Best Western, facing north towards the Chetco River mouth
    42.041871, -124.265144
    November 15, 2016
  • 42.041871, -124.265144
    November 15, 2016
  • 42.041871, -124.265144
    November 15, 2016
  • 42.041871, -124.265144
    November 15, 2016
  • 42.041871, -124.265144
    November 15, 2016
Other Mile 3 Reports (11)

2015

January 10, 2015 - [email protected]
Natural and made debris on Sporthaven Beach
  • Natural and man made refuse on the beach

2014

June 16, 2014 - [email protected]
Walked the beach South from the Best Western Motel to the tide pools and rocks near what I believe was Red Point {no GPS with me} The section of beach gets much less usage than the section from the...
May 26, 2014 - [email protected]
A pair of Grey whales spouting approximately 400-500 yards off Sporthaven beach. Lingered past 7:00 PM
January 30, 2014 - floral
Mile three has been busy week,trying to get the Fishing Boat Jo Marie that sank back-up and to dry land and out of the middle of the entrance of the harbor. Lots of people looking , milling around...
  • high tide at Beginning of mile 3
January 22, 2014 - floral
Please see report of 01/30/14

2009

March 6, 2009 - floral
The Tide was at a minus 0.1 and I was able to walk the whole mile today. several new steps have been built to the beautiful beach there. People were out enjoying the fair weather. Took pictures to...

2008

February 6, 2008 - floral
Sporthaven Beach is one of the only easy public acsess areas for 8 miles and was pleased to see people enjoying the cool walk and ocean viewing area. Found more sand to be closer to the mouth of...

2007

November 30, 2007 - floral
found a dead Sea Gull at the boat landing on 11/27/07 The blue paint and red (not blood) confused me as to what kind of bird it was..took pictues
  • painted blue ..by the boat landing
  • head shot of red paint
November 24, 2007 - floral
Was not able, due to tides, to walk the whole mile but took pictures of the 3/4 miles I walked. The coast guard was towing in a boat, and I noticed a concrete square I had not seen before that fell...
  • mile 3 found large concrete on beach near cliff
  • looking toward the Chetco River entrance
  • wind swept trees on cliff at sporthaven beach
  • view of Brookings Harbor looking out to sea
  • At a very low tide I walk thru this  arch rock to continue my mile to red rock
September 12, 2007 - floral
no new developments that I could see. lots of fine sand. two water ways from the cliff coming down to sea..normal springs busy parking lot, people reading paper, watching the waves, walking the...
June 20, 2007 - floral
very clean beach walk..did not pick-up any trash till I was at the port. Dirty diaper then in parking lot. other wise even the port was clean.looked like 29 campers and one tent camping .gravel...