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Today included a group of 28 Coos and Curry residents, joining an ecological interpretive walk led by Dr Larry Basch. Blacklock Point is proposed as a Marine Conservation Area by the public, to be included in the updated Rocky Habitat Management Plan for the Oregon coast. Dozens of healthy sea stars were spotted in the intertidal, as well as kelps. The trail is well-trod and a somewhat large parking area across from the airport buildings and near the trail head isn't marked and is not obvious.

Conditions

Temperature: 59 F. Tide Level: 0.5 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 28. Number of dogs: 1. Walking or running: 28. Sitting: 28. Tidepooling: 28.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 16.

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Wood pieces, Styrofoam.

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