Mile 37 Report

July 3, 2018
by iggydog

Location:
Curry
Beach north of Euchre Creek, south of Devils Backbone
Conditions:
Tuesday 10:45 AM
62° F
Wind:
Moderate from the NW
Tide Level:
0.1 ft
Humans / Pets:
People:
10
Dogs:
1
Activities:
Walking / Running:
10
Playing in surf:
4
Playing in sand:
7
Rockhunting:
8
Tidepooling:
9
Climbing into the mouth of the cave at Devil's Backbone
Concerns:
Apparent Violations:
none
Disturbances:
Vehicles:
Activity Comments:
Quiet walk up and down the beach
Notable Wildlife:
Dead Birds:
Total:
1
Signs of oil:
0
Entanglement:
0
Stranded:
Total:
0
Fish & Invertebrates:
0
Driftline:
Small rocks·Kelp or Algae·Shells·Animal casings (e.g. crab, shrimp molt)·Wood pieces·Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.)
Lighter than normal plastic debris - less than one garbage bag full
New Development:
0
Modifications:
0
Natural Changes:
Erosion of vegetated foredune
Much less than last winter!
Comments:

0

Summary:

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, but many fewer than five years ago.

Other Mile 37 Reports (8)

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

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