Report Details

People were walking and looking at Tide Pools. There were only 15 people or so. There were small children playing in the sand and trying to fly a kite. One dog was chasing a frisbee. Other dog playing with child. Very little wildlife noted other than the usual pair of Black Oyster Catchers and seagulls. Tide pools contained the usual sea anenomes and barnacles. Not a lot of variety in the tide pools. No dead birds or mammals noted. The drift line was clean of debris. Man made changes were removal of the wooden stairs from Schooner's Landing with a fence put up at the top of the bluff. There was visible erosion from winter storms. Houses on bluff along NW 57th St are very close to the edge.

Conditions

Temperature: 51 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: SW. Tide Level: 1.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 15. Number of dogs: 2. Walking or running: 15. Playing in sand: 4. Sitting: 1. Photography: 2. Tidepooling: 4. Sparse number of people. People were mainly walking, looking at tidepools.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 2.

Notable Wildlife

Pair Black Oyster CatchersTide pool invertebrates

Driftline Content

Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.), Shells. Beach very clear, smattering of things checked above

Natural Changes

Erosion of vegetated foredune, Major cracks appearing in bluffs, Newly exposed roots/trees falling, Visible retreat of solid bluff.

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January 19, 2023

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