Report Details

Nothing unusual noted except for the dozen or so dead, desiccated birds. Picked up litter, one plastic grocery bag full. Picked up one styrofoam float with rope attached.

Conditions

Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW.

Human Activities

Number of people: 30. Number of dogs: 4. Walking or running: 20. Playing in sand: 5. Sitting: 5. Photography: 2. Picked up litter, one plastic grocery bag full. Picked up one styrofoam float with rope attached. I was accompanied and assisted by Michelle Jean and Jean WhiteWhite

Concerns

Litter

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 14. ATVs/OHVs parking: 6.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 14. One Cormorant, one duck or goose, Turns/small gulls, most were desiccated... could not determine type.

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

12-15 empty small crab shells.

Driftline Content

Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Land-based debris (picnics, etc.), Styrofoam.

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March 27, 2022

This is a beautiful, little-visited stretch of beach.

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December 11, 2013

In the drift line found 1 live crab, shell 6"-7" across.

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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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