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I didn't walk the whole mile on this date.  A friend texted, telling me that there was a dead mammal on the beach.  I walked down and found the dead animal (porpoise or dolphin) and took several photographs.  I reported this to the Marine Mammal stranding people at Oregon State. I did notice that the summer beach has built up quite a bit, and large driftwood logs have begun to submerge in the accumulated sand.

Conditions

Temperature: 65 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: 1.3 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 6. Number of dogs: 2. Walking or running: 6.

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Wood pieces.

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All Mile 291 Reports

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Mile 291

August 8, 2023

Nice day, lots of people, nothing of note except marine debris.

BerrieC

Mile 291

March 8, 2023

Very few people/dogs on the beach.

BerrieC

Mile 291

January 24, 2023

Widened to beach access could increase king tide current flow toward homes.

sndlwd

Mile 291

January 14, 2023

Significant erosion at Pine Beach Loop and North Magruder during November/December King tides.

BerrieC

Mile 291

November 15, 2022

Gorgeous, sunny day with very calm surf.

BerrieC

Mile 291

August 11, 2022

3 groups of Snowy Plovers feeding a the water's edge, approx 120 birds between Twin Rocks and Watseco.

BerrieC

decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 291

September 13, 2021

I was mistaken in identifying murlettes - they are immature common murres.

MossierJ

Mile 291

September 12, 2021

1 live murrelet, 1 dead murrelet, 1 dead cormorant.

MossierJ