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I covered the miles both North and South of Harris Creek and was pleasantly surprised at the health of the sea star population.

Conditions

Temperature: 61 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: -1.5 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 15. Number of dogs: 2. Walking or running: 6. Playing in surf: 3. Tidepooling: 6. Not as many folks as I expected on such a low tide opportunity, especially considering the generally good weather and reasonable time of low tide.

Concerns

Apparent violations: None.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 10.

Notable Wildlife

Ochre Sea Stars in significant numbers. No evidence of seas star wasting disease.

Driftline Content

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

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Mile 8

December 5, 2019

Calm, low tide.

lovlielovie

Mile 8

August 16, 2019

Found today 10-12’ decomposing body of a sea lion washed up on the rocks at the cove at the most northern point of mile 8 appears to have been dead for some time and is very fragrant Turkey vulture activity has been high here for the last several days and I guess I discovered why!

lovlielovie

Mile 8

April 24, 2019

A very calm, foggy negative tide - .

lovlielovie

Mile 8

December 4, 2017

King Tide (8.

DewPoint Dave

Mile 8

September 23, 2017

Mile 8, Harris Beach SP Picnic Area was full of activity this beautiful Saturday morning with plenty of sunshine and fresh air.

DewPoint Dave

Mile 8

May 14, 2017

After several days of rain families and individuals were enjoying a sunny morning at Harris Beach State Park.

DewPoint Dave

Mile 8

December 14, 2016

Mile 8, Harris Beach SP Picnic Area, King Tide (+8.

DewPoint Dave

Mile 8

May 13, 2016

240 7th Grade students from Medford greatly increased the head count on Mile 8 on May 13, 2016.

DewPoint Dave