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Mile three has been busy week,trying to get the Fishing Boat Jo Marie that sank back-up and to dry land and out of the middle of the entrance of the harbor. Lots of people looking , milling around all week and Coast Guard and port personnel keeping the people from venturing too close to the mouth of the river and harbor entrance. Series of extreme High tides also had a lot of persons at the port area. the mile to the south of the river was clean and lots of sand coming in with the tide.noted that the port has moved large rock to the small boat launch area of the Harbor to try and stabe the ground from eroding into the Harbor area.

Conditions

Temperature: 50 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Tide Level: 8.6 feet.

Notable Wildlife

birds. gulls & one Grebeseaweed mixed with drift wood and tree roots

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Small rocks, Wood pieces. mostly wood whole trees from river

Man-made Modifications

New riprap or shoreline protection structures. Brooking Harbor Port trying to stabellise the port area

Natural Changes

Erosion of vegetated foredune. Port area near the small boat Launch.

Actions & Comments

I talked to the Port Office about what is happening. no action taken

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