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Recent storms had scoured the beach leaving cobbles and stones behind. People like coming to this area to search for agates, fossils, etc. There was some natural erosion of the cliffs where the storms and/ or surf had loosened the ground. We found a dead Western Grebe (photo attached) washed up on the beach close to the southern end of our survey mile.

Conditions

Temperature: 51 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: 5.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 8. Other Activities: All 8 were hunting for agates/ rocks/ fossils.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1. Western Grebe (Aechmophorus occidentalis) No leg bands

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Seaweeds and seagrass. Wrack line almost exclusively contained small rocks and cobbles

Natural Changes

Landslides/major boulder falls.

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Mile 210

Lost Creek Wayside south, Lost Creek

May 20, 2024

It was a quiet morning on the beach.

Martha Kopplin

Mile 210

Lost Creek Wayside south, Lost Creek

March 21, 2024

A very calm, quiet survey.

Martha Kopplin

Mile 210

Lost Creek Wayside south, Lost Creek

December 30, 2023

Recent storms had scoured the beach leaving cobbles and stones behind.

Martha Kopplin

Mile 210

Lost Creek Wayside south, Lost Creek

September 4, 2023

There was a lot of foam on the beach.

mrkopplin

Mile 210

Lost Creek Wayside south, Lost Creek

August 23, 2023

I am attaching a photo of a dead Murre that I found on our beach.

mrkopplin

Mile 210

Lost Creek Wayside south, Lost Creek

June 13, 2023

We have noticed that during the winter storms the sand on the beach moves (presumably offshore) and then is redeposited during spring.

mrkopplin

Mile 210

Lost Creek Wayside south, Lost Creek

March 16, 2023

A quiet, sunny day.

mrkopplin

Mile 210

Lost Creek Wayside south, Lost Creek

December 14, 2022

Sunny, calm and quiet.

mrkopplin