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Nice day, sunny, windy but not bone-chilling. The shipwrecked "Bella" is still visible although sand has partially covered her again. The dry sand at the base of the foredune is being reshaped to reflect summer winds from the north, and beach grass is green with new growth. Very small, newly dead harbor seal pup being actively scavenged by turkey vultures and a bald eagle.

Conditions

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

Human Activities

Number of people: 6. Number of dogs: 3. Walking or running: 4. Other Activities: 2 kite flying.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 4.

Notable Wildlife

Newly dead, very small harbor seal pup just above water line, being scavenged by 3 turkey vultures and 1 bald eagle, with 10 more vultures in the air. Lots of dead "sand crabs" in the driftline.

Driftline Content

Shells, Small rocks.

Actions & Comments

Nice day, sunny, windy but not bone-chilling. The shipwrecked "Bella" is still visible, although sand is recovering her again. The sand at the base of the foredune is being reshaped to reflect summer winds from the north, and beach grass is green with new growth. Very small, newly dead harbor seal pup being actively scavenged by turkey vultures and a bald eagle.

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December 18, 2015

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November 25, 2015

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August 15, 2015

Casual trails from parking lot and top of beach access trails developing.

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August 5, 2015

Sunny, great day, very clean beach.

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May 7, 2015

Northern part of mile 168, not much activity.

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April 30, 2015

Partial tour of Southern part of 168.

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Mile 168

February 15, 2015

A lot less trash in the south section.

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