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Mile 210 Report
June 4, 2015
The beach was exceptionally clean.
The beach was exceptionally clean. Very few birds. We picked up one small bag of garbage. As mentioned earlier we were very distressed over the defacing of the bluffs both north and south of Lost Creek Park.
Temperature: 55 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: -1.7 feet.
Number of people: 11. Number of dogs: 3. Walking or running: 10. Since our last walk in the fall several areas both north and south of Lost Creek Park have significant writing on bluffs. Most are carved in but one significant one is painted on the bluff. Pictures attached.
Climbing bluffs/seastacksApparent violations: Evidence of climbing and defacing bluffs.
Cars/trucks parking: 5.
Very few birds on the beach.
Total dead birds: 2.
Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Shells.
Beachgrass planting or removal. Just past the south boundary of our mile
Actions & Comments
Not sure of the type of beachgrass but a great deal has been planted just below one of the houses at or just past the south boundary of our mile.
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Recent storms had scoured the beach leaving cobbles and stones behind.
I am attaching a photo of a dead Murre that I found on our beach.
We have noticed that during the winter storms the sand on the beach moves (presumably offshore) and then is redeposited during spring.