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One small State Park vehicle traveling north on the beach .Picked up styrofoam and several light blue plastic bags. Lots of dune erosion falling and sliding off of the crest of the dune. 

Conditions

Temperature: 50 F. Tide Level: 1.6 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 6. Number of dogs: 2. Walking or running: 6. Other Activities: One small State Park vehicle traveling north on the beach.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 3. ATVs/OHVs on beach, prohibited: 1.

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Wood pieces, Styrofoam, Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.). Picked up styrofoam and several light blue plastic bags

New Development

lots of dune erosion falling and sliding off of the crest of the dune

Natural Changes

Major cracks appearing in bluffs, Newly exposed roots/trees falling, Erosion of vegetated foredune, Visible retreat of solid bluff, Evidence of wave overtopping. lots of erosion see pics

Report Images

Sloughing off of patches of dune grass
I recall this tree standing up last fall!

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