Report Details

Mild weather for winter. Eleven people on beach, mostly hunting for agates. Two dogs (unleashed). Abundant vehicle tracks, but no vehicles currently using beach. Six western snowy plovers resting on beach (one partially leucistic). Stands of dead pine/cypress at bluff appear to be on private property (signs of drought or disease?).

Conditions

Temperature: 56 F. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 4.7 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 11. Number of dogs: 2. Walking or running: 2. Vehicle tracks cover beach from waveslope to foredunes.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 7.

Notable Wildlife

6 Western snowy plovers (1 partially leucistic)

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Shells.

Natural Changes

Stands of dead pines and cypress on adjacent bluffs (due to drought, disease, age?) may be located on private property.

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Agate Beach, Garrison Lake, south of Paradise Point SW

June 23, 2024

Do to the 20 mph winds there was limited presence of humans or animals.

Tam Donato

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Agate Beach, Garrison Lake, south of Paradise Point SW

May 29, 2024

Everything seemed fine but I thought it was weird there were no birds

Brian / Michaela Donato

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Agate Beach, Garrison Lake, south of Paradise Point SW

May 7, 2024

There was a lot of small wood debris.

Brian Donato

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Mile 52

Agate Beach, Garrison Lake, south of Paradise Point SW

May 7, 2024

There was a lot of small wood debris.

Brian Donato

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Agate Beach, Garrison Lake, south of Paradise Point SW

March 26, 2024

Velella velella in the wrackline.

Crystal Roy

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Agate Beach, Garrison Lake, south of Paradise Point SW

October 8, 2023

Most notable observations were the large amount of wrack debris, including fresh kelp, small woody debris, and remnants of dead gorse plants scattered along waveslope.

Alison Cebula

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Agate Beach, Garrison Lake, south of Paradise Point SW

September 9, 2023

Hazy conditions due to smoke from wildfires in wilderness areas east of Port Orford. Juvenile snowy plover and common murre chick offshore indicate successful nesting. Bleached barnacles on rocks may indicate disease or exposure to extreme temperatures. New home construction noted at southeast end of beach.

Alison Cebula

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Agate Beach, Garrison Lake, south of Paradise Point SW

August 27, 2023

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