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Beautiful day; wind has created many pebble-caused "sand shadows". The marine gardens were inaccessible, tide too high. The driftline composition was interesting, details at the limit of my vision. Perhaps this is krill(?).I spooked the 2 rabbits in the brush as I examined the blooming wild irises and the blooming wild strawberries. And interesting to see such a change in the dune front since December's verticality to May's gentle slopes.

Human Activities

Number of people: 1. Number of dogs: 1. Walking or running: 1. The people associated with the cars were just N of Myers Crk (ie mile 24) were skim barding. One individual in the Pistol River "estuary" (mile 22) was kite boarding.

Concerns

Apparent violations: none.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 6.

Notable Wildlife

About 50 gulls concentrated at Myers Creek itself. One raptor E of highway 101; a spiral of turkey vultures as well. And in the brush , two rabbits, brown with white tails.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1. a gull

Driftline Content

the line was thin but contained thousands of the shells of tiny creatures, perhaps sandfleas and shriplike critters.

Natural Changes

Winter's steep dunefront has been eliminated by sand deposition into gentle slopes.

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Mile 23

Pistol River SP north, south of Myers Creek

January 25, 2023

There was a lot of small plastic debris and natural tree debris along the tide line between Meyers Creek and a short distance south of the stacks.

Botermans

Mile 23

Pistol River SP north, south of Myers Creek

January 23, 2023

Steep newly cut foredunes and rocks more exposed because of winter waves scouring the beach.

Bob Harvey

Mile 23

Pistol River SP north, south of Myers Creek

August 3, 2022

The cave in one of the monoliths was accessible.

Bob Harvey

Mile 23

Pistol River SP north, south of Myers Creek

January 18, 2022

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Bob Harvey

Mile 23

Pistol River SP north, south of Myers Creek

November 30, 2021

The tallest dunes (~10ft) are being eroded as they are each year.

Bob Harvey

Mile 23

Pistol River SP north, south of Myers Creek

July 13, 2021

1 dead murre.

Bob Harvey

Mile 23

Pistol River SP north, south of Myers Creek

May 10, 2021

Illegal ATV tracks recently made running from south to north and back again.

Bob Harvey

Mile 23

Pistol River SP north, south of Myers Creek

April 9, 2021

Parked here to walk Mile 22.

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