Report Details

Two dead sea lions, Marine Mammal report submitted.  Dangerous caves dug into sandstone cliff at Roads End State Park.  One cave was about 3 ft deep and 10 ft wide and could accomodate several children.  Only one warning sign at south end of cliff.  Sent email, with photos, to Park Ranger Ryan Parker asking what's being done to fix the problem with a "cc" to North Lincoln Fire and Rescue.

Conditions

Temperature: 60 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 3.5 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 30. Number of dogs: 12. Walking or running: 18. Playing in sand: 2. Sitting: 8. Other Activities: 2 riding bikes.

Concerns

Apparent violations: dangerous caves dug into sandstone cliff at Roads End State Park.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 24.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 2. 2 murres

Stranded Marine Mammals

Total stranded mammals: 2. 2 dead sea lions, one just north of Roads End State Park and the other just south of the 72nd St beach access

Driftline Content

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

Man-made Modifications

dangerous caves dug into sandstone cliff at Roads End State Park

Actions & Comments

In regards to the dangerous caves dug into the sandstone cliff at Roads End State Park, I notified Park Ranger Ryan Parker, via email, with a "cc" to North Lincoln Fire and Rescue. 

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