Report Details

Easy crossing of New River at access point; river not even knee deep. No human impact. Beach remarkably clean, but massive sand build-up. A few snowy plovers seen, one blue heron flying along east side of New River. Animal casing and kelp/algae in driftline.

Conditions

Temperature: 65 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: NW.

Human Activities

Only vehicle/people seen after survey,outside of and north of mile 93: ATV/2 people/predator control patrol for snowy plover area, on beach for less than 15 min and heading north

Concerns

Apparent violations: none.

Notable Wildlife

Clean sandy beach

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt). remarkably little trash

Man-made Modifications

none

Natural Changes

none

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All Mile 94 Reports

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Mile 94

May 1, 2016

Accessed mile by rowing down Fourmile Creek and beaching on west side of New River.

John Hull

Mile 94

March 13, 2014

Dead lamb and salmon on the beach.

Volunteer Trainer

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Mile 94

November 23, 2013

More people than we have ever seen on a beach walk before, two fishermen in small powered boat on new River, one fisherman walking, and what appeared to be a family of three walking South along the West Bank of the New River.

John Hull

Mile 94

June 19, 2013

Warm day, beach wide and fairly flat, pretty clean with occasional kelp, few jellies, dozens of crab carapaces, a few broken Sand Dollars, feathers, and some other crab parts.

John Hull

Mile 94

November 4, 2012

Saw pelican with injured wing walking on beach and a dead baby sealion and three dead birds (just partial carcasses).

John Hull

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Mile 94

April 5, 2012

Once again no people nor signs of people.

John Hull

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Mile 94

October 18, 2011

Beach sand and wet sand very clean.

John Hull

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Mile 94

September 19, 2011

Beach was very clean.

H Witschi