Report Details

A lot of people on the beach today backpacking, rock hounding, playing and picnicking on the beach. There were a lot of rocks on the beach. There was one large piece of fiberglass on the beach. It appeared to be part of a boat wreckage. I reported this to a ranger who said he would get help to remove it from Roosevelt Beach.

Conditions

Temperature: 55 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light.

Human Activities

Number of people: 35. Number of dogs: 5. Walking or running: 35. Sitting: 35. Tidepooling: 10. Fishing: 1. Other Activities: 8 were rock hounding, one backpacker, 4 sitting on the sand.. One man and child running and that scared up some gulls. Not intentionally.

Concerns

Disturbances: Shorebirds moving in response to humans/dogs

Notable Wildlife

15 gulls at Big Creek.

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.). One large piece of a broken boat. 8 ft by 3 ft of fiberglass with metal bolts.

Actions & Comments

I reported the large piece of fiberglass to a ranger at Carl Washburn State Park and he said he would get help and go get the debris.

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Roosevelt Beach, Ponsler SW, China Creek, Big Creek

May 26, 2024

A lot of people on the beach today backpacking, rock hounding, playing and picnicking on the beach. There was one large piece of fiberglass on the beach.

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Roosevelt Beach, Ponsler SW, China Creek, Big Creek

March 13, 2024

The entry way to Carl Washburn heading towards China Creek was very slippery with mud and by the wind sailor jellyfish.

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Roosevelt Beach, Ponsler SW, China Creek, Big Creek

January 28, 2024

A lot of rocks on the beach.

Mary James

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Roosevelt Beach, Ponsler SW, China Creek, Big Creek

December 21, 2023

21 people on the beach today. Continued erosion off the bottom of the cliffs.

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Roosevelt Beach, Ponsler SW, China Creek, Big Creek

September 2, 2023

As I entered the beach and walked toward China creek I saw a dead common murre in the wrack line.

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Roosevelt Beach, Ponsler SW, China Creek, Big Creek

July 22, 2023

A low tide 1 ft with some medium size rocks in ditches.

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Roosevelt Beach, Ponsler SW, China Creek, Big Creek

May 22, 2023

Very Little in the wrack line today on the minus tide, small feathers, micro plastic and pieces of wood.

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Roosevelt Beach, Ponsler SW, China Creek, Big Creek

January 20, 2023

Not a lot in the driftline due to recent king tide.

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