Report Details

Picked up 5 large bags of trash as noted under 'concerns'.

Conditions

Temperature: 55 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 4.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 17. Number of dogs: 4. Walking or running: 8. Playing in sand: 4. Sitting: 2.

Concerns

Litter

Apparent violations: Picked up 5 large bags of trash..

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 12. RVs/Buses parking: 1.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 3. 1 large gull, 2 others unidentified birds.

Stranded Marine Mammals

one dead sea lion.

Driftline Content

Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.), Shells, Styrofoam, Wood pieces. Several large pieces of plastic; lots of plastic bottles and bottle caps; fluorescent light rods.

Natural Changes

Several long sections of 8-10-high vertical bluffs at high-tide waterline instead of sloping foredune.

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May 23, 2013

Found and picked up big plastic containers (motor oil, soda and water) also 2 1/2 x 2 12 x3 12 ft.

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March 28, 2013

Some small litter, picked it up, filled one plastic grocery bag.

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October 22, 2012

There was absolutely nothing to report except for two people on the beach with a dog, a small group of gulls along the tide line.

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September 24, 2012

Remarkably clean beach, only one plastic water bottle seen.

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July 23, 2012

Only a few small items of human source found on the beach.

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May 28, 2012

Nothing much to report.

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