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Four of us walked mile 290 collecting abt 40lbs of trash.   A good percent of which was from the fishing industry .  We saw 2 dead sea lions . One appeared to have been shot.   The second had had it's teeth removed and had no visble wound.  We also found 5 shate egg sacks in the drift line.

Conditions

Temperature: 63 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 7.9 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 4157. Number of dogs: 7. Walking or running: 18. Playing in sand: 5. Photography: 3. Surfing: 2. Fishing: 8. Other Activities: Fishing from the Jetty 16.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 53.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1. Decomposed past the point of IDing

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Land-based debris (picnics, etc.), Styrofoam, Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.). 2 dead Sea Lions

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decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 290

Barview Jetty County Park, Camp Magruder south

May 23, 2024

I walked my mile after receiving the CoastWatch Programs Manager's request that we walk our mile looking for oiled birds and oil balls.

Connye Corey

Mile 290

Barview Jetty County Park, Camp Magruder south

May 10, 2024

Ground fog where people suddenly appeared out of the mist.

Connye Corey

Mile 290

Barview Jetty County Park, Camp Magruder south

March 14, 2024

Gorgeous day.

Chris Berrie

Mile 290

Barview Jetty County Park, Camp Magruder south

February 24, 2024

Walking the shore found the carcass

Michael Higham

Mile 290

Barview Jetty County Park, Camp Magruder south

December 9, 2023

After this week of flooding and rains, the southern end of my mile is covered in debris washed out of the rivers feeding the Tillamook Bay.

Connye Corey

Mile 290

Barview Jetty County Park, Camp Magruder south

September 21, 2023

Stinky beach today with all the dead jellyfish along the drift lines.

Foxglove290

Mile 290

Barview Jetty County Park, Camp Magruder south

April 22, 2023

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

Foxglove290

decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 290

Barview Jetty County Park, Camp Magruder south

March 14, 2023

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