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Sunny,warm, low wind day brought out 93 people on the Sunday of Labor Day weekend. 12 dead birds counted, mostly gulls. One dead seal. ATV tracks observed in an area where they are not allowed.

Conditions

Temperature: 65 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: 4.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 93. Number of dogs: 16. Walking or running: 70. Playing in surf: 15. Playing in sand: 4. Sitting: 4. All but 4 dogs were on leash. ATV tracks found, vehicle not observed. A portable fire pit was present with litter.

Concerns

Litter

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 30. RVs/Buses parking: 3. ATVs/OHVs on beach, prohibited: 1.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 12.

Stranded Marine Mammals

Total stranded mammals: 1. Dead seal, over 5 feet long, head buried in sand.

Driftline Content

Shells, Small rocks, Wood pieces.

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