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Not much going on. Very large plastic drum found on beach, contacted Ranger.

Conditions

Temperature: 50 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: -1.5 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 30. Number of dogs: 5. Walking or running: 30.

Concerns

Disturbances: Shorebirds moving in response to humans/dogs

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 8. Cars/trucks on beach, allowed: 5.

Driftline Content

Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Wood pieces, Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea), Styrofoam, Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.). There was a fairly large plastic drum on the beach that I notified the ranger about and hopefully it'll be picked up. I always carry a garbage bag and pick up debris as I walk.

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Mile 339

Clatsop Spit, Fort Stevens SP

March 16, 2024

Nothing noteworthy to report.

Ed Joyce

Mile 339

Clatsop Spit, Fort Stevens SP

February 19, 2024

Nothing unusual except for increased amount of marine debris. Would be good to see the photos I downloaded.

John Joyce

Mile 339

Clatsop Spit, Fort Stevens SP

January 19, 2024

Dead sea lion, an eagle, and noticeable retreat of dunes due to wave erosion.

Ed Joyce

Mile 339

Clatsop Spit, Fort Stevens SP

December 21, 2023

Lots of erosion.

Ed Joyce

Mile 339

Clatsop Spit, Fort Stevens SP

August 18, 2023

Nothing new to report.

edjoyce

Mile 339

Clatsop Spit, Fort Stevens SP

July 12, 2023

Dunes have taken on summer profile and many dead crabs.

edjoyce

Mile 339

Clatsop Spit, Fort Stevens SP

March 15, 2023

Steep dunes typical for winter.

edjoyce

Mile 339

Clatsop Spit, Fort Stevens SP

January 17, 2023

Lots of erosion and dune retreat.

edjoyce