Mile 315 Report
September 28, 2018
Other Mile 315 Reports (20)
July 11, 2021 - tabeagQuite a few people enjoying a Sunday morning walk on the beach at low tide, able to walk to Crescent Beach via the sand bridge by the first Bird Rock. Significant amount of mussel harvesting on the...
June 16, 2021 - tabeagA tourist attempted to climb the west end of the first Bird Rock at Chapman Point for a photo opportunity, flushing two black oystercatcher parents from their nest and away from their chicks.
June 15, 2021 - tabeagHiked in and out to Crescent Beach. Tide pools look healthy and abundant. Live mussels were dropped at regular intervals along the trail from Crescent Beach to Ecola Road, left to die and decay. ...
May 22, 2021 - tabeagMost of the people on Crescent Beach hiked over before low tide. The sand bridge by Chapman Point was knee deep at low tide, so a few people crossed to Crescent Beach during that interval.
May 15, 2021 - tabeagAll dogs off leash.
April 3, 2021 - tabeagHauled a couple wood pallets to the bottom of the northern set of stairs to combine with large trash others have hauled there previously.
March 4, 2021 - tabeagA rare rainy, windy winter day with no activity on the beach. Unsuccessfully attempted to clean up wet sand microplastics with a strainer, but the strainer grid was too small. It is difficult to...
February 18, 2021 - tabeagQuiet on Crescent Beach today, no one else there but me. Picked up trash - 34 bottle caps, 19 tube ends, 6 plastic ?, 1 plastic bottle, and 1 intact light bulb.
February 4, 2021 - tabeagQuiet day, picked up lots of trash on Crescent Beach. Lots of microplastic.
July 9, 2020 - jessejones
May 30, 2018 - JDPphotographyCrescent Beach, below Ecola State Park and just north of Chapman Point/North Chapman Beach, is pristine, secluded and difficult to access. There were a total of five people on the beach - two...
September 24, 2017 - JDPphotographyOriginal report was saved and published before I added all the images (I'm new to this system, so please forgive). This Dispatch is simply to add all the images I have for this report.
September 24, 2017 - JDPphotographyAs this was my first visit to my mile, I wanted to get baseline images so that on subsequent visits, I will be able to note any changes in the topography, and any other issues that a CoastWatcher...
August 27, 2017 - BJKauaiIt was a nice, clear sunny day. Numerous amount of people walking along the beach with families and pets. Tide was very low today, not many sea stars can be seen in the tidepools. Driftline had quite...
July 4, 2017 - newtonCrisp morning. 3 people, 1 loose dog. 4 dead birds. The pool between Chapman Point and Crescent Beach is almost filled in with sand and easily passable.
October 23, 2014 - Volunteer TrainerPerfect day for a Marine Debris Surveysummer-like weather between storms, beginning of transect line looking south
September 18, 2010 - Beachie47Weather was drizzly but calm. Few people on beach, two sitters were under a temporary pavillion set up on beach at Chapman Pt., with chairs, as for a wedding. Most notable find was body of dead...
March 21, 2010 - Beachie47Beach was pretty well swept clean of debris by high tides. Most notable was the settlement of baby barnacles on rocks and mussel beds making them appear gray. The erosion of the bank mentioned in the...
November 29, 2009 - Beachie47Weather was spectacular, so lots of people were taking advantage to walk on beach. Then there were the two idiots who were swimming in deep water on an outgoing tide! The beach itself was swept...
September 18, 2009 - Beachie47Lots of sea palms washed up because of big surf. Also sea grass.