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Exceptionally clean beach. East end of jetty covered with sand, making it look much shorter. The huge barnacle-covered tree trunk that I have been observing for years is gone. All is well.

Conditions

Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light.

Human Activities

Number of people: 4. Walking or running: 2. Other Activities: 2 cycling. To the surprise of all, a pair of bicyclists came all the way down to the jetty while I was meditating there; rarely see bicycles on this beach.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 2. 2 gulls

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

many and varied jellies all along the shoreline

Natural Changes

East end of jetty covered with sand, making it look much shorter.

Actions & Comments

Exceptionally clean beach. All is well.

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All Mile 296 Reports

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Mile 296

July 14, 2019

North of the Nehalem River mile 296 is accessible only by an ~2 mile beach walk (or bicycle or horse) or a similar distance on a sandy track running down the center of the spit.

JMorris

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Mile 296

November 10, 2018

A sunny weekend day at the beach, loads of people, SOLV cleanup in September, beach extremely clean.

Coopersmith

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Mile 296

June 12, 2018

Many new signs.

Coopersmith

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Mile 296

February 13, 2018

Gorgeous day: low temperature brought out only the hardiest, well-wrapped walkers.

Coopersmith

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Mile 296

October 6, 2013

Since this mile, ending in the Nehalem Bay North Jetty, is in a state park and activity is patrolled by park rangers, it is clean.

Coopersmith

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Mile 296

June 10, 2010

Aside from noted litter, otherwise clean; no erosion or interference.

Coopersmith

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Mile 296

May 18, 2010

This afternoon I hiked the length of the South Nehalem Jetty.

skyhar8000

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Mile 296

March 19, 2010

Unusual to see hikers climbing on N.

Coopersmith