Report Details

Very bright pretty day.  Only a few beach-walkers.  Small amount of trash collected - mostly styrofoam pieces.  Ranger Doug had already picked up two crab pots, one a commercial one with a tag which will be returned to its owner.  The colony of harbor seals had moved to a sand bar on the east side of Siletz Bay - too far away to estimate numbers but it looked like the normal size.

Conditions

Temperature: 50 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: NE. Tide Level: 0.2 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 6. Walking or running: 3. Estimated 75 people + 3 dogs on the Taft side of the Siletz River, but we did not walk that side. Primarily walking and agate-hunting.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 4.

Notable Wildlife

Colony of harbor seals

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Styrofoam.

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Salishan Spit north, Siletz Bay

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