Report Details

very clean beach walk..did not pick-up any trash till I was at the port. Dirty diaper then in parking lot. other wise even the port was clean.looked like 29 campers and one tent camping .gravel groins building slowly on the shore for summer tides. seems to have sand moving closer to the port and less to the east. will take pictures when my new computer gets set up.

Conditions

Temperature: 65 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: SE. Tide Level: -0.2 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 16. Number of dogs: 4. Walking or running: 12. Sitting: 4. this is a harbor at access. many boats in the area saw 13 boats fishing in the oceanin the hour or so i walked. what is a OHVs

Concerns

Apparent violations: none.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 35. RVs/Buses parking: 29.

Notable Wildlife

harbor seals on rocks 5 or 6sea gulls,cormerants, pelicansvery low tide;star fish,anemones,limpets could be seen on rocks, as well as seaweed.

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

mussels(black with blue coloring) found one with seaweed attached

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Shells, Small rocks. beach very clean of debri normal beach line

New Development

Drainage pipes.

Actions & Comments

noaction..the cliffs looked good covered mostly with green folage.

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Harbor Beach south of Chetco River, north of Red Point

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Harbor Beach south of Chetco River, north of Red Point

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Harbor Beach south of Chetco River, north of Red Point

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People walking, playing in the surf, sitting on the beach, sunbathing, rockhunting and one person kayaking.

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Harbor Beach south of Chetco River, north of Red Point

May 20, 2023

People walking with dogs on leash, playing in sand, rockhunting, one person fishing on shore, and one person kayaking, evidence of fires noted, and litter from picnics;  plastic, rope, and fishing line removed from wrack line.

FionaDC

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Harbor Beach south of Chetco River, north of Red Point

March 15, 2023

3 Western Gulls on Beach, 1 Cormorant fishing in surf.

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