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Bull Whip kelp on the beach. Lots of exposed shells and stones at the beach. New timber washed up here and there. A lonely looking pelican standing watch over a dead pelican.

Conditions

Temperature: 50 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: W.

Human Activities

Number of people: 15. Walking or running: 15. Other Activities: 1 using a metal detector. Folks out on the beach taking advantage of a break in the weather.

Concerns

Apparent violations: None seen.

Notable Wildlife

A few pelicans. Lots of gulls. Lots of "Bull Whip" kelp on the beach.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1. 1 dead pelican with a comrade standing over.

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

A few jellyfish

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.), Shells, Small rocks, Styrofoam, Wood pieces. lots of timber on the beach.

Natural Changes

Newly exposed roots/trees falling, Evidence of wave overtopping, Visible retreat of solid bluff.

Actions & Comments

Lots of debris on the beach. The look of the beach here changes day to day. Erosion from tides and wave action.

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October 29, 2023

Mile 292 was in great condition no trash and many people out enjoying the warmer evening with low tides and a beautiful sunset

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March 11, 2022

Noticed what seem to be an elk carcass but mostly just the hide or pelt maybe some bones mid size.

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February 24, 2021

Large amount of errosion to the coastline, logs and trees have been moved around due to our recent King Tides and High surf.

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December 6, 2020

Overall good conditions no violations.

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November 2, 2020

Beach and shoreline were clean with little activity.

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September 19, 2019

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May 4, 2018

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April 23, 2018

Groups of people were playing ball and picnicking.

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