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Lovely day. We picked up about 3/4 of a big trash bag of trash; 75% plastic bottles. Hopefully with the new water bottle bill that will make them worth a few cents, there won't be as many of them thrown away. There looked like some kind of algae bloom that was streaking the ocean. Beautiful day for a stroll and kayaking!

Conditions

Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light.

Human Activities

Number of people: 8. Walking or running: 8. We put our kayaks in at Garrison Lake and paddled over to the beach. Agate Beach is still closed and I did not walk up to the parking lot at Paradise Point. That is how the other folks got to the beach.

Stranded Marine Mammals

Total stranded mammals: 2. dead sea lions, 1 about 1/2 way between Agate and Paradise, the other closer to Agate Beach

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

One of the gentlemen walking said that he found a few "mermaid's purses" a few weeks ago. 1 unhatched, and 3 hatched

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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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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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Agate Beach, Garrison Lake, south of Paradise Point SW

July 30, 2023

There were only 5 people and 3 dogs, but I observed this little black and white bird near the water.

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