Report Details

Unusual number of fresh logs, some very large, some still bearing bark. Photo provided of erosion. 

Conditions

Temperature: 10 F. Cloud Cover: Foggy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 3.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 23. Number of dogs: 3. Walking or running: 19. Playing in sand: 4. Walking dogs, playing in sand, standing and talking, tending path to beach.

Concerns

Disturbances: Shorebirds moving in response to humans/dogs

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

many remains of scyphozoans and ctenophores

Driftline Content

Wood pieces. Unusual number of fresh logs, some very large, some still bearing bark.

New Development

Steps down bluff, Drainage pipes.

Natural Changes

Erosion of vegetated foredune. Two large clumps of pampas grass displaced over cliff to beach. Erosion of cobble berm around culverts discharging Tarr Creek.

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