Report Details

Met with Tara DuBois from Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve and received public education material regarding the reserve that I could give out to beach goers.Day started out with ocean fog, air temp was 53 degrees F, Wind speed 10-12 mph.

Conditions

Temperature: 53 F. Cloud Cover: Foggy. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: 1.2 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 14. Number of dogs: 1. Walking or running: 13. Other Activities: none. There was a women who said that she had collected some "seaweed" to put into her garden. I gave her a handout concerning marine reserves and advised her to make sure that she is allowed to collect and remove it.

Concerns

Kelp/algae collection

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 2.

Notable Wildlife

There were no seagulls on any part of the beach which is abnormal.

Beached Birds

n/a

Stranded Marine Mammals

n/a

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

None unusual dead fish or invertebrates were observed

Driftline Content

Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Wood pieces, Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea). The were small pieces of debris at the driftline covering approximately 1/3 mile on North Stonefield Beach. Less concentrated but scattered over a longer distance.

New Development

No new development seen.

Man-made Modifications

None seen

Natural Changes

none observed

Actions & Comments

Talked with a ladder who stated she had been collecting "seaweed" to put in her garden. I did give her a handout concerning marine reserves and mentioned that she may want to verify that she is allowed to gather it from within the reserve.Left message on Beach ranger's phone that I found debris that needed to be removed from North Stonefield beach. This was a 45"x45" lid from what appears to be an insulated container similiar to what fish or crabs are put in.

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February 25, 2022

Sunny day with moderate winds around 10mph from the north.

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January 22, 2022

It was a sunny and calm day with the temperature at 48F at the start of the survey.

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September 25, 2021

Foggy, Temp 53 degrees F, Wind 5 mph from the NWLow tide at 0840 listed as 2.

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August 15, 2021

Sunny, 61 degrees, Wind light from SWLow tide at 1106 hours listed at 2.

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June 20, 2021

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May 16, 2021

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April 17, 2021

This was a very foggy day on the beach.

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