Report Details

There were 15 people and 11 dogs walking the beach, nothing unusual. The only dead bird we found was a pelican. There was a lot of plastic debris on the beach and an uncut packing band. We bring a bag with us to pick up plastic debris and cut any loops we find and discard them in the garbage.

Conditions

Cloud Cover: Rain. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light.

Human Activities

Number of people: 15. Number of dogs: 11. Walking or running: 15.

Concerns

Litter

Apparent violations: a lot of plastic bottles, an uncut plastic packing band.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1. pelican

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.), Wood pieces.

Actions & Comments

a rainy morning, nothing eventful. There is a large amount of plastic marine debris on the beach, especially plastic bottles and an uncut plastic packing band. We try to bring a bag each time we go to the beach to clean up as much plastic debris as possible. We also pick up any loop, take it home and cut it and discard it.

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