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Memorial Day - Many many people and dogs!! 1 section of this mile is impassable, even at low tide, as the ocean now hits the rip rap wall almost all of the time. Some sections near this are impassable at high tide - one cannot even get on to the beach.

Conditions

Cloud Cover: Partly Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light.

Human Activities

Number of people: 65. Other Activities: All sorts of games and picnics. Memorial Day - Many many people and dogs!! 1 section of this mile is impassable, even at low tide, as the ocean now hits the rip rap wall almost all of the time. Some sections near this are impassable at high tide - one cannot even get on to the beach.

Concerns

Fire

Disturbances: Shorebirds moving in response to humans/dogs

Driftline Content

Shells, Small rocks, Wood pieces.

Natural Changes

Visible retreat of solid bluff.

Actions & Comments

I was aided on this observation walk by Ben Steiner, age 10, 4th Grade - Oak Hills Elementary, Beaverton - a future Mile Adopter.

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