Report Details

More micro plastics in the wrack line, continued erosion of dune bluffs on Roosevelt beach exposing large boulders that could fall.

Conditions

Temperature: 45 F. Tide Level: 1.8 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 12. Number of dogs: 2. Walking or running: 6. People looking for rocks and agates.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 6.

Notable Wildlife

One two inch by 1/2=inch invertebrate on beach. It was translucent and had segments. Round at the head and tapered at the tail.

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Shells, Wood pieces, Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.). Micro plastics, feathers, crab legs eel grass, and snail shells.

Natural Changes

Visible retreat of solid bluff. Erosion of dunes at Roosevelt beach continues.

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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.

Mary James

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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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