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All seems to be well on our mile.

Conditions

Temperature: 60 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: 0.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 11. Number of dogs: 6. Walking or running: 11.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 4.

Notable Wildlife

Loafing gulls, two Black Oystercatchers

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 2. 2 dead seabirds

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Small rocks, Wood pieces. 4 of the dumped Douglas -fir milled logs

New Development

Steps down bluff.

Natural Changes

Landslides/major boulder falls. small new slide on long sand bank south of large rental houses

Actions & Comments

A spectacular day in Newport!Some apparently new bluff slides we will keep an eye on. The new RV pad sites and corresponding stairway are completed, but there seems to be little usage. The construction (bluff erosion prevention) to the south on mile 220 is completed and the new access ramp at Schooner Creek is blocked by a large drift-log.

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All Mile 221 Reports

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Mile 221

September 5, 2020

This is my first report in 2020 although I have walked all or part of this mile several times this summer.

KathyLJ

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Mile 221

October 27, 2019

The sand is starting to wash away and some rocks that haven't been seen since July are beginning to reappear.

KathyLJ

Mile 221

July 21, 2019

It was a beautiful, sunny day with no wind and a very low incoming tide.

KathyLJ

Mile 221

September 17, 2018

I accessed the beach from NW 68th St which is just south of Schooner Point and the southern end of mile 221.

KathyLJ

Mile 221

June 30, 2018

There was nothing startling or unusual about this beachwalk except that we noted significant destruction of a staircase and its foundation below the large vacation rentals just south of Moolack Beach.

lipberm

Mile 221

June 15, 2018

No notable changes to the beach or cliffs since my last report.

KathyLJ

Mile 221

October 15, 2017

38 is a large number of people on this section of beach for any time of year but it was a sunny, windless day so it was perfect for beach walking.

KathyLJ

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Mile 221

June 29, 2017

No notable cliff erosion over the winter.

KathyLJ