Report Details

While this report was filed in late October the survey was done on September 8 just 2 days before we left on a 16 day trip hense the late filing. Things were normal for late summer with a sand buildup on the high beach and many clumps of eel grass present. Beach gradients from the bluff out were 1 foot in 30 on the north end and 1 in 24 at Wandemere.

Human Activities

Number of people: 5. Number of dogs: 1. Walking or running: 5. Light use

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 2.

Notable Wildlife

12 bunches and 82 single pieces of bull kelp scattered on beach

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 3. Three common murres, one an adult and two birds of the year

Stranded Marine Mammals

Total stranded mammals: 1. bones of one hair seal

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

one bird-eaten rockfish frame

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Styrofoam, Wood pieces.

Man-made Modifications

nothing

Natural Changes

nothing

Actions & Comments

Nothing this time that required action.

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Mile 209

February 12, 2023

It was a nice, sunny and mild day today.

Sakamoto

Mile 209

December 31, 2022

There was more litter on the beach after the recent storm.

Sakamoto

decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 209

December 18, 2022

10 people, 1 dog, three sets of vehicle tracks on beach (ATVs ?

Sakamoto

Mile 209

July 19, 2019

Beautiful day with a lot of human activity.

scottmillman

Mile 209

May 29, 2019

Pretty usual day.

scottmillman

Mile 209

April 24, 2019

Nothing of concern viewed during this visit.

scottmillman

Mile 209

March 20, 2019

15 people observed, all walking along beach, some with dogs.

scottmillman

Mile 209

March 20, 2015

More re-work on riprap construction under permit BA-687-13.

stella