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Finished our walk today. Began at N44'53.632 and ended at N44'55.528. As previously noted, saw approximately 80 Harbor seals at north end of spit. Extreme level of styrofoam debris...around 15 huge pieces in the vicinity of N44'55.528, W124.01417; also 4 or 5 huge pieces on the bay side of spit. The signs cautioning folks to stay away from the seals are missing. We hauled a crab pot buoy to the Salishan boat launch at N44'55.157 (orange with #4854).

Conditions

Temperature: 45 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy.

Human Activities

Number of people: 9. Number of dogs: 2. Walking or running: 9.

Concerns

Litter

Notable Wildlife

Approximately 80 Harbor seals at north end of spit.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1. Dead gull, fairly mangled.

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Styrofoam, Wood pieces. Jellies

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