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A beautiful day to be on 220. Not much trash, the high tide may have taken it out. Some nice rock cairn art at the northern part of my mile. The cliff continues to erode along with rock fall and vegetation coming down. The 3 black pipes continue to erode out of the proximal 1/2 of the beach cliffs (no pictures as I photograph them every time). Sea stars doing really well in the tide pools.

Conditions

Temperature: 60 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: -0.1 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 7. Number of dogs: 3. Walking or running: 5. Tidepooling: 2.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 2. ATVs/OHVs on beach, allowed: 1.

Notable Wildlife

2 BLOY, lots of gulls and lots of cormorants at the far south.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1. LIGU

Driftline Content

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

Natural Changes

Landslides/major boulder falls, Major cracks appearing in bluffs, Newly exposed roots/trees falling, Visible retreat of solid bluff.

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Cliff/bluff continuing to fall on Mile 220
Happy sea stars
Cool rock cairn art
Cliff erosion looking from furthest south northward

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Mile 220

Yaquina Head north, Schooner Creek south

May 26, 2024

A sad day for Mile 220, although the weather was amazing it was super hard and sad to see the tar globs in the mid-section of my mile.

Jill Marks

Mile 220

Yaquina Head north, Schooner Creek south

February 23, 2024

Beautiful sunny but windy day.

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Mile 220

Yaquina Head north, Schooner Creek south

October 7, 2023

A large amount of debris, 7 large wood/foam panels and lots of pieces of all sizes of foam.

Hillsideshack

Mile 220

Yaquina Head north, Schooner Creek south

September 16, 2023

Schooner South's cliffs/bluffs continue to erode.

Hillsideshack

Mile 220

Yaquina Head north, Schooner Creek south

July 26, 2023

New sign up at the Schooner South beach access off 68th St warning of Contaminated waters.

Hillsideshack

Mile 220

Yaquina Head north, Schooner Creek south

April 28, 2023

No clouds in the sky, what a day on 220!

Hillsideshack

Mile 220

Yaquina Head north, Schooner Creek south

February 12, 2023

Started off chilly but the sun was shining and it was a gorgeous day on 220!

Hillsideshack

Mile 220

Yaquina Head north, Schooner Creek south

January 19, 2023

Continued changes on 220 due to the rains, high tides and normal loss of sand in winter.

Hillsideshack