Mile 308 Report
March 26, 2020
by John Markham
Other Mile 308 Reports (23)
February 10, 2021 - John Markham
September 22, 2020 - John MarkhamSurvey taken over two days, 21, 22 September, in conjunction with COASST dead-bird survey. A pleasant lull between two severe wind storms and a day before a very heavy rainfall.
November 13, 2019 - John Markham
January 13, 2019 - John MarkhamTwo new colverts installed.
September 29, 2018 - John MarkhamExotic pampas grass (native to South America) on face of seacliff.
July 31, 2018 - John MarkhamSeveral western gulls standing on beach. Flocks of brown pelicans flying over.
March 1, 2018 - John MarkhamPleasant late-winter day on the beach between showers.
October 4, 2017 - John MarkhamAnother pleasant warm fall day on the beach.
April 30, 2017 - John Markham
September 23, 2015 - John MarkhamThe sand level is unusually high, with the high-tide line close to 100m out from shore. There were more people than expected on a weekday, but the pleasant weather was inviting. The beach appears...
June 5, 2015 - John MarkhamSand level is higher than it has been in several years. I took measurements the day before. The day at the beach was fine despite the wind. I am quite happy that here were few people to share it with...
January 1, 2015 - John MarkhamA fine day to start the New year with a pleasant walk on the beach. Yesterday, New Year's Day, I joined a crowd of perhaps 40 others for the traditional Arch Cape dip in the surf - it was actually...
February 1, 2013 - John MarkhamA fine day to be on the beach, though almost nobody was. There were many washed-in clumps of fresh Nereocystis leutkeana. I saw more plastic nerdles than in several years. A landslide just south of...
August 1, 2012 - John MarkhamA quiet cool day at the beach.
February 5, 2012 - John MarkhamA beautiful spring-like day on the beach.
September 16, 2011 - John MarkhamA pleasant morning on a fine beach being enjoyed by a small gathering of respectful visitors. One neighbor formerly had a zig-zag stairway down to the beach from his home atop a high cliff with a...
July 7, 2010 - John MarkhamNo evident cause for concern. There were many flies and beetles struggling on the beach. Small washed in Nereocystis, Fucus. Molts of Cancer magister and Emerita analoga, tests of Dendraster...
November 25, 2007 - John MarkhamQuiet pleasant day.
June 17, 2007 - John MarkhamFine day on the beach, but an unsually large crowd of people.
May 13, 2007 - John MarkhamPeople enjoying beach, driftline evident.
June 1, 2006 - John MarkhamNothing of partcular concern seen.
March 2, 2006 - John MarkhamNothing out of the ordinary; birds seen: immature bald eagle, fledging grebe, many gulls.
October 4, 2005 - John MarkhamA few more dead birds than usual (2 western grebes, 2 immature gulls, 1 american crow, 4 common murre). Notable molts.