Report Details

Animal casings in the driftline. One dead Harbor Seal and one dead bird. Increased tire tracks on beach. Fireworks on beach and prohibited vehicle on beach. High human impact (86)- 35 walking, 16 playing in surf, 10 playing in sand, and 25 sitting. 17 dogs.

Conditions

Cloud Cover: Partly Cloudy.

Human Activities

Number of people: 86. Number of dogs: 17. Walking or running: 35. Playing in surf: 16. Playing in sand: 10. Sitting: 25. I noticed there were an increase in tire and wheelies tracks.

Concerns

Fire, Litter

Apparent violations: Fireworks on beach. There was a sign posted..

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 40. Cars/trucks on beach, prohibited: 1.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1.

Stranded Marine Mammals

1 dead baby spotted seal.

Driftline Content

Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt).

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August 22, 2013

There were three new observations on this walk.

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February 24, 2013

Beach configuration evolving with a now scallop curved shoreline.

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November 10, 2012

MANY PEOPLE (36)AND DOGS (18) CAME AND WENT DURING OUR WALK.

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August 11, 2012

The beach was almost completely free of litter.

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May 5, 2012

The beach was swept clean, with a few scattered algae piles, and a few large logs.

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December 1, 2011

Human activity was minimal on this cold windy day.

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August 16, 2011

On this beautiful, warm, calm day, the beach was amazingly free of debris.

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May 18, 2011

On this lovely morning at the water's edge were: rock weed, bull kelp, piles of eel grass, about 6 feather boas, crab and clam shells.

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