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It was very noticable since I surveyed in october that the "D" river was flowing straight into the ocean. In October it was crooked and channel like from the sand. Notice new graffiti panted on the wall below The Sea Gypsy Hotel. Sunday was a great day for the beach, perfect weather.

Conditions

Temperature: 60 F. Cloud Cover: Partly Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light.

Human Activities

Number of people: 180. Number of dogs: 24. Walking or running: 121. Playing in surf: 21. Playing in sand: 16. Sitting: 22. Other Activities: A lady was pushing 2 cats in a stroller on the beach..

Concerns

Fire, Litter

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 2. the bird carcass had leg bands but there were no numbers on them-brown, orange and blue

Driftline Content

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

Natural Changes

Newly exposed roots/trees falling. some parts of the bluffs where it is obvious that people are climbing there were some fresh tree roots

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Mile 242

Lincoln City, D River SW, Devils Lake SP, Oceanlake

March 13, 2024

The winter storms have caused erosion with the 242 mile. It was a beautiful, sunny day filled with people and dogs exploring this stretch of mile 242.

Teachers: Annette, Sally, Bobbie, Bill, Maureen

Mile 242

Lincoln City, D River SW, Devils Lake SP, Oceanlake

February 2, 2024

We found some type of plant tuber, four total, North of D Sands. Graffiti was noted on a boulder north of D Sands. Of the dead birds, 51 were south of D Sands, and 10 were north. Our team collected a 3-gallon bag of marine debris.

Maureen Foelkl

decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 242

Lincoln City, D River SW, Devils Lake SP, Oceanlake

March 8, 2020

Was a sunny day at the beach today.

Bluewater

decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 242

Lincoln City, D River SW, Devils Lake SP, Oceanlake

July 21, 2019

I did not get any pictures as my camera is not working correctly at the moment.

Bluewater

Mile 242

Lincoln City, D River SW, Devils Lake SP, Oceanlake

February 17, 2019

It was a pretty calm day at the beach.

Bluewater

Mile 242

Lincoln City, D River SW, Devils Lake SP, Oceanlake

October 14, 2018

Today was perfect beach weather.

Bluewater

Mile 242

Lincoln City, D River SW, Devils Lake SP, Oceanlake

May 26, 2018

It was a nice sunny day even though it was fairly windy.

Bluewater

Mile 242

Lincoln City, D River SW, Devils Lake SP, Oceanlake

March 24, 2018

For it being a rainy first day of spring break the beaches were pretty busy.

Bluewater