Report Details

Kelp/algae, shells, animal casings, wood pieces, Styrofoam, ocean-based debris (plastic bottles, pallet) in driftline. Large number of crab carapaces, clam shells and clumps of mussels. Auto tire on rim near vegetation. Shorebirds foraging in driftline. Low human impact (4) walking. Area of Concern: Large fire in the driftwood on about 9/1/07.

Conditions

Cloud Cover: Sunny.

Human Activities

Number of people: 4.

Concerns

Fire

Apparent violations: Large fire was in driftwood several days ago..

Notable Wildlife

Shorebirds were foraging in the surf or driftline.

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

Unusual concentration. Large number of crab and clam shells. Clumps of mussels.

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.), Shells, Styrofoam, Wood pieces. Plastic bottles, packing pallet

Actions & Comments

Picked up plastic bottles and small styrofoam pieces. Auto tire on rim near vegetation.

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