Report Details

Heavy driftwood accumulation on the Taft beach; makes for difficult walking from access points to beach/water. 

Conditions

Temperature: 45 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW.

Human Activities

Number of people: 25. Number of dogs: 5. Walking or running: 20. Playing in sand: 5. Sitting: 1. Tidepooling: 4. Fishing: 2.

Concerns

Fire, Litter

Apparent violations: Unattended fire on the Taft beach. Litter in grassy areas between beach and access road..

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 15.

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Wood pieces.

Natural Changes

None observed

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Mile 240

Taft, Nelscott south, Baldy Creek

May 20, 2024

Nothing unusual or concerning noted.

Jane Mulholland

Mile 240

Taft, Nelscott south, Baldy Creek

April 20, 2024

People were enjoying a good spring day on the beach after an early afternoon rain.

Scott Turkle

Mile 240

Taft, Nelscott south, Baldy Creek

March 16, 2024

This was the first sunny and warm day of spring, and lots of visitors filled the beach; almost like a summer day! Significant sand erosion had recently occurred and many logs have been moved higher onto the beach.

Scott Turkle

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Mile 240

Taft, Nelscott south, Baldy Creek

January 2, 2024

Dense driftwood accumulation along the bank; high tides.

Jane Mulholland

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Mile 240

Taft, Nelscott south, Baldy Creek

July 30, 2023

It was a beautiful day with a lot of people out playing and enjoying the beach.

mulholland

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Mile 240

Taft, Nelscott south, Baldy Creek

February 15, 2023

It was a nice day; lots of people out on the beach.

mulholland

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Mile 240

Taft, Nelscott south, Baldy Creek

December 3, 2022

Nothing unusual or concerning noted.

mulholland

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Mile 240

Taft, Nelscott south, Baldy Creek

June 18, 2022

Beautiful day; no issues noted at all.

mulholland