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An especially beautiful morning with little or no wind. The beach was very clean from Lost Creek north to about the last 1/4 mile where we began to find lots of water bottles, rope, plastic bags, etc. at the high tide line. We filled two grocery bags with trash. Hoped to see the eagle we saw in Jan. but no luck. Only a few lone sea gulls.

Conditions

Temperature: 68 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: S. Tide Level: -0.6 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 42. Number of dogs: 8. Walking or running: 28. Playing in surf: 4. Playing in sand: 4. Sitting: 4.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 8.

Stranded Marine Mammals

Total stranded mammals: 1. Skeleton of what appears to be a seal or sea lion near the north end of our mile.

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Land-based debris (picnics, etc.), Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.), Small rocks, Styrofoam, Wood pieces.

Natural Changes

Newly exposed roots/trees falling, Visible retreat of solid bluff.

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