Report Details

There was a good deal of trash this time. Mostly plastic bottles, some styrofoam and a couple of glass bottles. Nice flat beach. Evidence of wood removal, chainsawing, and truck tire tracks and spot where truck must have been stuck.

Conditions

Temperature: 48 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: 4.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 1. Number of dogs: 1. Walking or running: 1.

Concerns

Driftwood removal, Litter

Apparent violations: Large tree had been cut for firewood or other..

Notable Wildlife

Groups of 20-30 sanderlings feeding. 11 pelicans out over surf.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 2. Seagull, cormorant

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Land-based debris (picnics, etc.), Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.), Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea), Shells, Small rocks, Styrofoam, Wood pieces.

Actions & Comments

Collected one bag of trash. A lot of plastic bottles, styrofoam and a couple glass bottles. One bag was a small dent in the amount of trash currently on this mile.

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April 12, 2015

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January 13, 2015

There was a good deal of trash this time.

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December 7, 2014

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October 27, 2014

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June 23, 2014

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May 18, 2014

This stretch of beach was quiet as always.

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April 1, 2014

Very quiet.

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