Report Details

A good break in the rainy/foggy weather to get out for a survey. A lot of sand cover: many of the previously existing rock beds are covered along the base of the bluffs. Driftline wrack was very sparse, almost non-existent, and what was there was made of of tiny bits of vegetation, plastic, shells, feathers, etc. A bald eagle flew by over the top of the bluff.

Conditions

Temperature: 53 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: W. Tide Level: 4.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 18. Number of dogs: 7. Walking or running: 14. A lot of people and dogs out enjoying the sunbreak.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 4.

Notable Wildlife

Western gulls, a common raven, and a bald eagle. Many small (

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 4. 4 Common murres1 Northern fulmar

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Land-based debris (picnics, etc.), Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea), Shells, Small rocks, Styrofoam, Wood pieces. very sparse, and very small pieces of materials checked above; hardly any kelp

Natural Changes

Small rockslide at about 44.712758; part of structure of a drainage pipe in 3rd set of pipes from south end collapsed (see photos).

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Mile 222

July 2, 2023

A windy day without much to report; just the usual off-leash dogs (no shorebirds present to potentially be flushed) and trash.

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April 2, 2023

Typical Oregon day, I saw hail, high wind, sun, and calm in the

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February 11, 2023

Gorgeous but cold and windy day.

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October 15, 2022

Peaceful, unsettlingly warm (for time of year) morning.

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Mile 222

September 25, 2022

Relatively high amount of people, mainly dogwalkers, out early for a pleasant Sunday morning trip to the beach.

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Mile 222

July 17, 2022

Very little water in Wade Creek.

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Mile 222

July 10, 2022

The beach fire close to vegetation, and somewhat close to access point was the main unusual concern to report, otherwise just the usual concern of trash.

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Mile 222

May 30, 2022

Notable highlights: relatively small landslide at the mile's middle parking lot; large piece of shipping debris; large tree debris (unusual to see large natural or unnatural debris at this mile; the usual trash (though as usual, less than seen at miles 223 and 224 to the north); a bald eagle and barn swallows!

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