Report Details

The driftline is full of kelp, and the beach has a strong odor. Wood pieces and plastic also in the driftline. A large piece of plastic too large to remove from beach. Sand infilling above the high tide line with steep dropoffs in places. Little rock exposed. Tide pools are teeming. Cormorants have many nests on dead trees of southern headland. Evidence of fires on the beach. One person with dog on the beach.

Conditions

Temperature: 68 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: 0.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 1. Number of dogs: 2. Walking or running: 1. Playing in surf: 1. Tidepooling: 1. Beautiful calm morning with no other people. Some evidence of fires on beach. No change in cliff protection activity.

Concerns

Apparent violations: none.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 2.

Notable Wildlife

Tide pools are teeming. Cormorants have many nests on southern headland. Nesting only in tallest trees which are now dead.

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

none

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea), Wood pieces. Beach is full of kelp and therefore has a strong odor. Large piece of plastic, perhaps from a holding tank. Could not remove.

Natural Changes

Much infill above high tide line, with rather steep drop offs in places. Very little rock exposed.

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April 24, 2016

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