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Evidence of last week's storm with the amount of sand stacked into logs. Most of the logs that were there three months ago are either gone or pushed up to the base of the cliffs. Found several drowned birds. Found remains of large plastic basket, notified beach ranger Ryan Parker since I couldn't carry it out. Lots of brown organisms in the water and on the tideline.

Conditions

Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: -0.3 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 2. Walking or running: 2. Beach was practically empty

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 3.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 3. No leg bands. 1 cormorant, 2 common murre

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass.

Natural Changes

Visible retreat of solid bluff.

Actions & Comments

Continuing to monitor the status of the yellow house, photo from today is included.

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Mile 208

May 7, 2020

(This is part two of my report as I divided up the mile into two trips.

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Mile 208

April 28, 2020

The cliff erosion is significant.

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Mile 208

January 19, 2020

Photos show how high the surf got.

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July 10, 2019

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Mile 208

October 16, 2018

Not much happening on this beach except human invasive use (driving on beach)

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Mile 208

August 1, 2018

Ona beach is now buried in sand - come winter this will be pulled off again.

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Mile 208

April 9, 2018

Most notable is the extent to which large chuncks of the cliff have worked loose.

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Mile 208

January 28, 2018

First beach visit after the major storm surges.

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