Mile 37 Report

February 20, 2010
by iggydog

Location:
Curry
Beach north of Euchre Creek, south of Devils Backbone
Conditions:
Saturday 2:00 PM
Cloudy
52° F
Wind:
Calm/Light
Tide Level:
0.0 ft
Humans / Pets:
People:
2
Dogs:
1
Activities:
Walking / Running:
2
walking away from a motorized vehicle
Concerns:
Apparent Violations:
motorized vehicle
Disturbances:
Vehicles:
ATVs/OHVs on beach, prohibited:
1
Activity Comments:
Talked with people on the beach. We agreed that they would check on the legality of their vehicle on the sand- it is a small sand pickup.
Notable Wildlife:
Some seaweed
Dead Birds:
Total:
0
Stranded:
Total:
0
Fish & Invertebrates:
nothing unusual
Driftline:
Previous day, there had been heavy debris - wood pieces, beach grass and kelp. This day, the ocean had swept the beach!
New Development:
Modifications:
Natural Changes:
Visible retreat of solid bluff
previous day, large amount of washed out beach grass
Comments:
As noted above
Summary:
Concern for motorized vehicle on the beach - communicated concern to owner, who agreed to contact county officials re legality. More erosion of beach with loss of beach grass seen previous day - a continuation of that seen in last month's report.
Other Mile 37 Reports (8)

2018

July 3, 2018 - iggydog
Beach fairly clean - lots of beautiful at the shoreline.  Thirteen sea stars near the cave - fewer than five years ago, but more than last year.  Pelicans flying - seven!  Again, more than last year...

2017

August 16, 2017 - iggydog
  • Sunset 8/16/17
January 22, 2017 - iggydog
The beach is almost entirely clean - grey sand has been covered by brown sand.  Signs of high tide are present along the land line - many floated trees pushed back against the land - much of the sand...

2010

January 23, 2010 - iggydog
My husband and I were the only humans on the beach - we walked and observed the boiling sea and lots of wood debris on the beach
  • Exposed rock with vegetation washout and much sand displaced
January 1, 2010 - iggydog
Cloudy day - lots of small pieces of wood on the beach - appeared to have been high tides and washing away of sand. Less plastic debris than at some times of the year.

2009

January 3, 2009 - iggydog
Quiet day on the beach - Euchre creek very wide at the mouth.

2007

September 3, 2007 - iggydog
Calm day - moderate tide - less than usual beach debris - only two people on the beach (counting reporter)- many otter tracks
June 8, 2007 - iggydog
The beach was very quiet today - the sand clearer of debris than in any recent month.Large dead seal above the mid-tide line