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Compared to last report--sand is coming back to this beach area. I got to Yaquina Head cliff wall, plus the rocky beach now is some areas mostly sand with some rock.

Conditions

Temperature: 60 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: 0.6 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 6. Sitting: 1. Tidepooling: 3. Other Activities: 2-bicycles (fat wheels). 2 bicyclists found near Yaquina head at start of walk--they were headed north. The other 4 found at NW 68th street access.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 2.

Notable Wildlife

Very few birds seen--none really congregating along the shore, with a few flying overhead.

Driftline Content

Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Wood pieces, Land-based debris (picnics, etc.). Still some wood from landslides near entrance at base of cliff accessed from NW 56th and Meander. Although many crab claws seen, only saw 2 crab molt shells--clean edges of break. February report had no human debris near Yaquina Head, clean beach until access near NW68th street. May report had some human debris near Yaquina Head, clean beach, and clean near access at NW 68th street. At 68th street were 2 full bags of litter and a plastic milk crate of litter cleaned up. Thank You to person who is keeping beach clean.

New Development

Drainage pipes. Drainage pipes where at the equivalence of NW 61st street, Pacific Shores Motor Coach

Natural Changes

Compared to last report--sand is coming back to this beach area. I got to Yaquina Head cliff wall, plus the rocky beach now in some areas mostly sand with some rock.

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Mile 220

Yaquina Head north, Schooner Creek south

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Mile 220

Yaquina Head north, Schooner Creek south

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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.

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Mile 220

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December 17, 2022

Including photos of a black plastic pipe sticking out of Mile 220 bluff and odd milky fluid coming out of bluff and over rocks.

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