Report Details

Sea Lions resting on rocks at south end of mile. Small landslides with cracks on bluff continuing to open. Good infill of sand on beach. Wrack exposed only at one place on beach. Kelp/algae, shells, animal casings, wood pieces, plastic pellets and Styrofoam in driftline. Very little debris on the beach. Nine people walking on the beach.

Conditions

Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: -1.2 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 9. Walking or running: 9.

Concerns

Fire, Litter

Apparent violations: 3 large fire pits, 1 with much trash.

Disturbances: Shorebirds moving in response to humans/dogs

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 2.

Notable Wildlife

Sea Lions resting on rocks at south end of mile.

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, Styrofoam, Wood pieces.

Natural Changes

Major cracks appearing in bluffs, Landslides/major boulder falls. Small landslides with cracks on bluff continuing to open.

Actions & Comments

Good infill of sand on beach. Wrack exposed only at one place on beach.

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April 15, 2017

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January 14, 2017

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August 31, 2016

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April 24, 2016

First time surveying this beach.

Anonymous