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People walking, sitting, rock hunting, playing in sand, and walking dogs; evidence of unhoused persons and fires on beach. Garbage cans overflowing at Sporthaven Beach and no recycle containers available.

Conditions

Temperature: 54 F. Cloud Cover: Partly Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: E. Tide Level: 3.8 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 7. Number of dogs: 4. Walking or running: 4. Playing in sand: 2. Sitting: 3. People walking, sitting, rock hunting, playing in sand, and walking dogs; evidence of unhoused persons and fires on beach.

Concerns

Fire, Litter

Apparent violations: Evidence of fires and unhoused persons..

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 50. RVs/Buses parking: 30.

Notable Wildlife

4 Western gulls.

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Wood pieces, Land-based debris (picnics, etc.), Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea), Styrofoam, Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.).

Natural Changes

Changes in sand deposition and erosion.

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February 8, 2024

People walking on the beach some with dogs, all on leashes, and some taking pictures, 2 people rock hunting, 2 people surfing, all cars parked legally in parking lot.

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October 20, 2023

People walking, sitting, rock hunting, playing in sand, and walking dogs; evidence of unhoused persons and fires on beach.

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July 27, 2023

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

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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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March 15, 2023

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

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December 14, 2022

Natural changes in the sand deposition; wrack line includes wood pieces, animal casings, small amount of plasitics and fiberglass debris.

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October 18, 2022

People walking, playing in the sand, rockhunting, surfing and fishing, debris from picnicing, and fires noted.

FionaDC

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September 27, 2022

8 Western Gulls, 2 Cormorants on sea rocks possibly Pelagic, 8 Cormorants flying together appeared to be Double-crested.

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