Mile 37 Report

January 23, 2010
by iggydog

Location:
Curry
Beach north of Euchre Creek, south of Devils Backbone
Conditions:
Saturday
Cloudy
51° F
Wind:
Calm/Light from the S
Tide Level:
0.0 ft
Humans / Pets:
People:
2
Dogs:
0
Activities:
Walking / Running:
2
Concerns:
Disturbances:
Vehicles:
Activity Comments:
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
Notable Wildlife:
Many sea gulls near Euchre Creek - on the sand and in the air
Dead Birds:
Total:
1
Species/names:
Appeared to be a decomposing Mallard duck - strange for our beach
Stranded:
Fish & Invertebrates:
Driftline:
Kelp or Algae·Animal casings (e.g. crab, shrimp molt)·Shells·Small rocks·Styrofoam·Wood pieces
New Development:
Modifications:
Natural Changes:
Erosion of vegetated foredune·Evidence of wave overtopping·Landslides/major boulder falls
large exposed areas of rock previously not seen
Comments:
Summary:
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
    Exposed rock with vegetation washout and much sand displaced
    Mile 37
    January 23, 2010
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July 3, 2018 - iggydog
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2017

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2010

February 20, 2010 - iggydog
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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