Report Details

Since it was a Saturday, the beach was relatively busy. Many people were walking their dogs... mostly unleashed!

Conditions

Temperature: 50 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: SW. Tide Level: 3.1 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 10. Number of dogs: 6. Walking or running: 10. Park Ranger driving a pickup on the beach.

Concerns

Apparent violations: None of the dogs were on leashes..

Vehicles

Cars/trucks on beach, allowed: 1.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1. Crow

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Wood pieces, Land-based debris (picnics, etc.), Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea), Styrofoam, Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.). Lots of small pieces of all of these.

New Development

None

Man-made Modifications

None

Natural Changes

Landslides/major boulder falls, Visible retreat of solid bluff.

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