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I went out in the afternoon of Earthday which was also beach clean up day.  The weather was pleasant which brought out lots of families.  We only picked 6 pieces of trash. There is a lot of driftwood accumulated towards the jetty.  A group of unidentified shore birds were feeding in the dry sand.

Conditions

Temperature: 55 F. Cloud Cover: Partly Cloudy. Tide Level: 5.3 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 29. Number of dogs: 5. Playing in sand: 15. Sitting: 3. Surfing: 3. Other Activities: On the jetty 6.

Concerns

Driftwood removal

Apparent violations: Someone has been chain sawing a really old driftwood..

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 35.

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

Unusual concentration. See photos of Salps washed up apon the shore.

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass.

Natural Changes

Evidence of wave overtopping. Not a lot compared to other years.

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Mile 290

December 9, 2023

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September 21, 2023

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Mile 290

April 22, 2023

I went out in the afternoon of Earthday which was also beach clean up day.

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decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

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March 14, 2023

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Mile 290

January 29, 2023

Lots of dritwood accumulation along the southern portion of mile 290.

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Mile 290

July 23, 2022

Lots of folks having fun on a partially sunny day.

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Mile 290

July 5, 2022

Post 4th beach clean up is a yearly clean up I do because the public always leaves a mess behind them.

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Mile 290

April 24, 2022

Noticable sluffing of shoreline 'bluff' along Camp Magurders property.

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