Mile 37 Report

January 22, 2017
by iggydog

Location:
Curry
Beach north of Euchre Creek, south of Devils Backbone
Conditions:
Sunday 2:00 PM
Cloudy
47° F
Wind:
Calm/Light from the S
Humans / Pets:
People:
2
Activities:
Walking / Running:
2
Concerns:
Disturbances:
Vehicles:
Activity Comments:
My husband and I were the only people on the beach..
Notable Wildlife:
Dead Birds:
Total:
0
Signs of oil:
0
Entanglement:
0
Stranded:
Total:
0
Fish & Invertebrates:
None
Driftline:
Beach very clear except for one small pile of flax
New Development:
Bluff development
High tide line at the existing land line - downed trees floated back to the land line
Modifications:
Natural Changes:
Erosion of vegetated foredune·Evidence of wave overtopping
Comments:
Summary:

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 has been leveled all along the beach - previously obvious items such as "stuck" crab pots are no longer exposed.  Newly formed dune cliffs are present from midline of the mile most of the way to the Sisters.

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

2010

February 20, 2010 - iggydog
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...
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