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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.

Conditions

Temperature: 55 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: -1.7 feet.

Human Activities

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.

Concerns

Climbing bluffs/seastacks

Apparent violations: Evidence of climbing and defacing bluffs.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 5.

Notable Wildlife

Very few birds on the beach.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 2.

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Shells.

Man-made Modifications

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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