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A busy summer weekend, but few people make it to this section of the coast - makes it nice! Shells, animal casings, wood pieces, plastic pellets and ocean-based desbris in the driftline. Vehicles on closed beach but difficult to tell by ATV tracks how many violations.

Conditions

Temperature: 70 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW.

Human Activities

Number of vehicles in parking area does not reflect those who make the 4 mile+ round trip to the beach. Difficult to tell by ATV tracks how many violations. This was the weekend of Dunes Fest so somewhat surprised there weren't more.

Concerns

Apparent violations: vehicles on closed beach.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 12. ATVs/OHVs on beach, prohibited: 2.

Beached Birds

none noted

Stranded Marine Mammals

none

Driftline Content

Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.), Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea), Shells, Wood pieces.

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