Mile 301 Dispatch
September 7, 2014
by Volunteer Trainer
Other Mile 301 Reports (39)
January 24, 2022 - kbrookscoponyIt was a gorgeous day at Mile 301 on January 24, 2022. The sun was shining, no clouds, and very few people on the beach at 4-5pm that afternoon. Debris on the shore was minimal and consisted of wood...
September 20, 2021 - kbrookscoponySunny, warm day at mile 301 on Monday. Relatively little debris on the sand, with some driftwood high up on the boulders. One enormous stump is still up on high-tide line. We have been observing this...
December 1, 2017 - beachmikeExpected seasonal detritus and velella. Otherwise, beach very clean.
December 16, 2016 - beachmikeModest quantities of washed-ashore kelp.
December 2, 2015 - [email protected]Considerable small woody pieces at driftline, resulting from recent storm surges.
September 9, 2015 - [email protected]Revegetation of burned area from 2014 cliffside fire substantially complete.
June 1, 2015 - [email protected]24 piles of driftwood on upper beach (rocks), waiting for favorable burning weather to remove fire hazard.
December 14, 2014 - [email protected]Regrowth of vegetation designed to stabilize fire-damaged bluff proceeding well.
October 11, 2014 - beachmikeSneaker Waves seen on the beach this morning. National Weather Service warns that more may possible on Sunday. Everyone appears to be minding them though. Overall, the beach is really clean right...
September 10, 2014 - [email protected]Cliffside site of driftwood fire being rehabilitated with horizontal shoring and planting.
June 10, 2014 - [email protected]Hardly any visible plastic/foam detritus. I note the starfish because a die-off seems to have reached Oregon (California and Washington preceded ours).
May 31, 2014 - beachmikeA visitor to the site submitted the following information:There has been an unusually high number of sand dollar shells on the beach recently. We have never seen this before.
December 11, 2013 - Volunteer TrainerThis report was submitted by a concerned citizen.On the beach of Neahkahnie on Dec 11, 2013 there were about 50 seastars dead on the beach. All in one area and viewed Mon and Wed. Don't know if...
December 10, 2012 - [email protected]Recent storms have deposited a 2' band of woody debris at driftline. Wave action has removed approximately 1.5' of beach sand.
September 10, 2012 - [email protected]Miniscule stranded seaweed at driftline. Otherwise, very clean.
September 7, 2010 - [email protected]Wave action has produced seasonal shallow tidepools parallel to surf-line. Brown pelicans feeding beyond surf-line.
September 8, 2009 - [email protected]No dead birds. Moderate (8) human use. Tire tracks observed on beach closed to vehicles.
June 15, 2009 - [email protected]Very little human/dog litter. 5 people. No dead wildlife; insignificant driftline contents.
December 10, 2008 - [email protected]No people on beach. No significant driftline content.