Report Details

Few shells, driftwood and some rope and floats in driftline. More litter than in March on Mile 140. Foraging shorebirds in surf. Wind swept beach. Fences around Snow Plover nesting area. Low human impact (0).

Conditions

Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: NW.

Human Activities

Wind swept beach. Snowy Plover protection fences. More litter than in March on Mile 140.

Concerns

Litter

Disturbances: Shorebirds moving in response to humans/dogs

Notable Wildlife

Shorebirds foraging in the surf or drift line.

Driftline Content

rope and floats

Actions & Comments

Nothing unusual this time. Very few shells. Few birds. Not much driftwood.

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All Mile 140 Reports

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Mile 140

June 30, 2014

My patrol area is mile 140 for my USDA/APHIS job so I am coving this stretch of beach at least 3 times a week.

MetzmanJoe

Mile 140

March 1, 2014

Low human activity due to the remote characteristic of this area.

MetzmanJoe

Mile 140

October 18, 2009

Just passing through 140 on a hike/geocache in the Dellenback Dunes and along Tenmile Creek.

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Mile 140

January 19, 2009

Beautiful, isolated section of the coastline where you can walk for miles without seeing another soul.

10mile2

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Mile 140

October 11, 2008

Recent storm had deposited numerous dead seabirds, crab and razor clam shells, and plastic and styrofoam debris (including fishing boat floats) and also brought in a significant amount of 'bullwhip' kelp.

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Mile 140

March 2, 2008

Clean, windswept beach.

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Mile 140

August 24, 2007

Kelp/algae, shells, animal casings, small rocks, wood pieces, debris, plastic pellets and Styrofoam in driftline.

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Mile 140

May 10, 2007

Few shells, driftwood and some rope and floats in driftline.

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