Report Details

Large beds of mole crabs evident this spring. Young dead sea lion at north end of mile, filed Marine Mammal report with photo. More graffiti on private seawalls.

Human Activities

Number of people: 50. Number of dogs: 12. Walking or running: 30. Playing in sand: 5. Tidepooling: 14. Other Activities: 1 kite flyer.

Concerns

Apparent violations: more graffiti on private seawalls.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 35. RVs/Buses parking: 1.

Notable Wildlife

2 bald eagles

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 3. 3 seagulls

Stranded Marine Mammals

Total stranded mammals: 1. Young dead sea lion at north end of Roads End mile, about 5 ft. in length if the head were attached, filed Marine Mammal Stranding Network report with photo.

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Wood pieces. Velella velella and mole crab remnants

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Mile 245

Roads End Beach, Wayside, Logan Creek

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Mile 245

Roads End Beach, Wayside, Logan Creek

January 23, 2024

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Mile 245

Roads End Beach, Wayside, Logan Creek

November 18, 2023

The beach mile varied quite a bit - with the south (less traveled) section with darkened sands and clear of most debris while the north end, with more visitors, was covered in stones with more small debris (esp.

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decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 245

Roads End Beach, Wayside, Logan Creek

November 17, 2023

Just wanted to say there have been a lot of brown pelicans this season, more than I've ever seen, and I'm wondering if they will stay for the winter?

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Mile 245

Roads End Beach, Wayside, Logan Creek

September 29, 2023

Less tourist traffic.

LisaBC

Mile 245

Roads End Beach, Wayside, Logan Creek

September 21, 2023

Lazy, late summer day on Road End beach.

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Mile 245

Roads End Beach, Wayside, Logan Creek

August 14, 2023

Busy day at 245.

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Mile 245

Roads End Beach, Wayside, Logan Creek

July 7, 2023

Dead elephant seal pup.

TerryH