Mile 34 Report

June 4, 2019
by tayloreandc

Location:
Curry
Wakeman Beach, Geisel Monument Wayside
Conditions:
Tuesday 8:30 AM
50° F
Wind:
Calm/Light from the N
Tide Level:
-1.1 ft
Humans / Pets:
People:
2
Dogs:
2
Activities:
Walking / Running:
2
Tidepooling:
2
Concerns:
Disturbances:
Vehicles:
Activity Comments:
Notable Wildlife:
oyster catchers, seagulls, turkey vultures
Dead Birds:
Stranded:
Fish & Invertebrates:
Driftline:
Kelp or Algae·Shells·Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.)
Picked up a trashbag of plastic , rubber and other debris at the north end of the beach near the promontory.
New Development:
Modifications:
Natural Changes:
Comments:
Summary:

Beautiful sunny morning on Wakeman Beach, with just a slight breeze.  I was unable to access the southern half of the beach because of rocks. (see attached photograph.)

 

 

  • view of southern half of Wakeman Beach to Hubbard Mound promontory
    June 4, 2019
Other Mile 34 Reports (10)

2019

January 27, 2019 - tayloreandc
The most notable change has been the movement of sand from the northern half of the beach which occurs each winter.  Although it restores each summer and early autumn it has lessened over the past 20...

2018

July 26, 2018 - lordfamily
Path through old forest south of Winston property is being maintained; recent bramble clipping evident. Some human footprints in the sand around the bottom of the Geisel Monument beach access (that...
  • bluff slump
  • Land mass slump

2012

July 1, 2012 - edbear
Some trash. I have found about 4 plastic bottles that are definitely from Japan. The rest are local. And, quite a lot of styrofoam. I thought some of the big pieces were not from Japan, and...

2010

May 13, 2010 - edbear
PERIOD COVERED 01/1010 - 05/13/10TRASH: Very little trash up until April/May 2010. Very little driftwood this year as opposed to last year (2009). In April, I began to see a lot of the rubber...

2009

June 14, 2009 - edbear
Very little man made debris compared to thelast few years. Also, very little people traffic.BUT, the main pollutant are the rubber tire stripsreported above as fishing debris. In one week(week of...

2008

July 4, 2008 - edbear
1. Dead Seals:4 baby dead seals found on beach from early April to Mid-May. Two were badly mutilated, certainly before they washed up on the shore. One seal had no noticeable injuries, but was...

2007

July 21, 2007 - edbear
Nothing very unusual except for the large number of dead baby seals this spring. We had a lot of rough surf around the time of birthing. I am sure that had something to do with it.Also, large...
March 31, 2007 - edbear
See Comments. However, mostly normal.Very few people seen from Jan-Mar.

2006

October 30, 2006 - edbear
Dead seal (white). About 75 kG. Washed in and out with tides and weather. No visible injuries. Slow disintegration due to colder weather and no vultures (they migrate South around September). Finally...
January 7, 2006 - edbear
100kg dead seal, finally disintegrated after about 4 weeks, helped by turkey vultures