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It was the first time we did not see any dead birds in years!!There were about 30 - 40 Dungeness crab cases along beach. They may have been molts.Beach was clean - 2 SOLV-size bags of trash collected mostly plastic. 1 3ft by 2' styrofoam float with rope tied around it. Fresh from the ocean - large gooseneck and acorn barnacles on it.

Conditions

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

Human Activities

Number of people: 45. Walking or running: 3. Other Activities: 1 jogging. Total of 45 students and adults survey + Beach Cleanup today.It was an Oregon State Parks truck. There were old tracks of one vehicle that went up the beach in the direction of the dunes.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 4. RVs/Buses parking: 1. Cars/trucks on beach, prohibited: 1.

Beached Birds

It was the first time we did not see any dead birds in years!!

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

It was the first time we did not see any dead birds in years!!There were about 30 - 40 Dungeness crab cases along beach. They may have been molts.

Actions & Comments

Beach was clean - 2 SOLV-size bags of trash collected mostly plastic. 1 3ft by 2' styrofoam float with rope tied around it. Fresh from the ocean - large gooseneck and acorn barnacles on it.

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Mile 298

March 31, 2023

It was very windy and rainy with just one person observed walking in the distance towards the southern end of the mile.

ReichM

Mile 298

July 12, 2022

Very little human-made debris on beach.

LeboC

Mile 298

February 4, 2022

The beach was empty.

LeboC

Mile 298

July 21, 2019

From the entrance to the beach from the state park, walking north, I saw about 40 people, eight dogs, three horses, lots of washed up upside-down crabs, and several small beached jellyfish.

Sue R.

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Mile 298

January 12, 2013

Had 7 members of the NKN Natural Resource/Envir club & 2 adults observing the beach and removing litter.

nkn pete

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Mile 298

February 11, 2012

There were 17 members of the NKN Nat'l Resource/Envir.

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Mile 298

April 16, 2011

Beach very clean only collected one SOLV bag of trash.

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Mile 298

December 30, 2010

Area was very clean.

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