Report Details

It was a quiet day on the spit, but very busy on the Mo's part of mile (probably due to it being Father's Day.  Last week we did see horses on the beach for the first time.  Weather was comfortable with blue sky streaking along the clouds.

Conditions

Temperature: 64 F. Cloud Cover: Partly Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Moderate.

Human Activities

Number of people: 72. Number of dogs: 6. Walking or running: 47. Playing in surf: 15. Sitting: 10. Number of people is divided between the Salishan Spit and the small part of the mile by Mo's. Only 12 on Salishan spit, rest were on beach by Mo's. We did not go over there due to large number of people there/ Number of cars and dogs are both from Salishan Spit.

Concerns

Apparent violations: Dogs not on leashes, but didn't seem to be an issue.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 8.

Notable Wildlife

Lots of seals and gulls noted.

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

None noted

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Wood pieces, Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea).

New Development

None noted

Man-made Modifications

None noted

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