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End of summer,  Not much in the way of driftwood left on the beach(campers burn it thru the summer).  The beach was carn clean being it was just a week ago the SOLVE did the fall beach clean-up. 5 dead birds is a concern, I am cusrious as to why?

Conditions

Temperature: 45 F. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 3.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 5. Number of dogs: 2. Walking or running: 5. The vehicle was a State Park Ranger patrolling the beach. I had a conversation with him, they are now patrolling on a regular basis.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 10. RVs/Buses parking: 2. Cars/trucks on beach, allowed: 1.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 5. I believe all were Common Murre's

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

Many beached jelly's

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Wood pieces, Land-based debris (picnics, etc.), Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.).

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Mile 290

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.

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September 21, 2023

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

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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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January 29, 2023

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

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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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