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Mile two has had a busy week with the debri washing-up from the boat that sank in the harbor . A dog, jackets and shoes . Also a few Lingcod heads , chitons, dead infant seal and earlier in the month a soupfin shark.the beach is pretty clean of man-made garbage, and a lot more that usual sand washing in with the tide.

Conditions

Temperature: 50 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: 8.5 feet.

Human Activities

no persons on the beach.. just a few foot prints Earlier this week however did find a dead dog, three jackets and varied shoes , dead newborn Harbor seal, 5 or more Lingcod heads and three chitons dead .

Notable Wildlife

a dead harbor infant seallots of seaweed

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

Unusual concentration. Heads only, like a cleaning fish and dump the heads lingcod... Chitton dead 3 this week...Dead shark first part of the month

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.), Small rocks, Wood pieces. golf balls

Natural Changes

lots of sand showing at low tide..around point.

Actions & Comments

found earlier this month a soupfin shark and called the Park service for ID. They came and picked-up the four foot fish and have not heard back except it was ID'd as a Soupfin Shark.

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Mile 2

November 16, 2016

I took these about 11:45-12:00 today.

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Mile 2

January 30, 2014

Mile two has had a busy week with the debri washing-up from the boat that sank in the harbor .

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Mile 2

December 1, 2013

I try and walk this mile three or four times a week.

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Mile 2

January 28, 2010

Beach was very normal and natural.

1beachboy

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Mile 2

December 13, 2009

VERY FEW CHANGES SINCE LAST WALK.

1beachboy

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Mile 2

September 3, 2009

Beach was clear of all types of trash and in very good condition.

1beachboy

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Mile 2

March 8, 2009

The shore showed very little change from prior walks.

1beachboy

Mile 2

March 2, 2009

The last part of mile 2 (ends at Red Point) I was able to walk because no one around to stop me when I went looking for permission to pass the NO TRESPASS signs.

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