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strange bright liquid oozing out of bluff bank (photo attached), trail down bluff well used and causing erosion (photo attached)3 of the 16 people hunting for nurdles, toxic plastic pellets, as part of a world wide catalog in October of the extent of nurdle pollution

Conditions

Temperature: 54 F. Cloud Cover: Partly Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: W. Tide Level: 7.4 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 18. Number of dogs: 4. Walking or running: 10. Playing in surf: 1. Playing in sand: 4. Other Activities: 3 people hunting for nurdles on the Great Nurdle Hunt in October WWW.NURDLEHUNT.ORG.UK.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 7. Cars/trucks on beach, allowed: 1.

Notable Wildlife

PEFA atop cliff eating prey

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 2.

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Wood pieces, Land-based debris (picnics, etc.), Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea).

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Mile 262

Cape Kiwanda State Park

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Tar balls have been reported from Lincoln City northward so beachgoers are asked to watch for them and report if found.

Linda Fink

Mile 262

Cape Kiwanda State Park

April 18, 2024

People enjoying the beach with their dogs mostly.

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Mile 262

Cape Kiwanda State Park

March 18, 2024

Sunny day with paragliders and people walking dogs

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Mile 262

Cape Kiwanda State Park

December 20, 2023

The ocean continues to eat away at cliff. At least today, vehicles were staying where they belong

Linda Fink

Mile 262

Cape Kiwanda State Park

July 25, 2023

One pickup stuck in sand being towed out by commercial towing company when I arrived.

Linda Fink

Mile 262

Cape Kiwanda State Park

May 3, 2023

Nice day with few people and vehicles.

Linda Fink

Mile 262

Cape Kiwanda State Park

February 15, 2023

A beautiful, wind-free, mostly sunny day with a very clear view north to Cape Lookout.

Linda Fink

Mile 262

Cape Kiwanda State Park

October 3, 2022

Mostly I took photos for the CoastWatch Fall Challenge project on iNaturalist

Linda Fink