Mile 127

North Beach on North Spit Coos Bay 3
Coos County

Latitude: 43.399315024941
Longitude: -124.308660071430
Vehicles:
  • Motor vehicle travel is allowed at any time from the Dunes NRA boundary (43° 26.2074', Mile 130), southerly to the south jetty at Coos Bay (43° 21.1158', Mile 123).
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North Beach on North Spit Coos Bay 3
Mile 127 Reports (14)

2010

September 20, 2010 - [email protected]
Kelp/algae, shells, animal casings, small rocks, wood pieces, plastic pellets, Styrofoam and land- and ocean-based debris in the driftline. Shorebirds foraging at surfline. No other people on the mile.read more
June 23, 2010 - [email protected]ail.com
One person driving within allowed area of beach. Shorebirds foraging in driftline. Newly formed burms of sand between ocean and foredune. 27 pieces of plastic, 1 net and 1 plastic bucket in the driftline. Evidence of an ORV on a restricted portion of the beach. One dead sea lion.read more
March 19, 2010 - [email protected]
Shorebirds foraging on wet sand. Ocean-based debris including two large plastic floats. Visible retreat of the bluff. No unusual signs of activity. One vehicle within an allowed area. Low human impact (1)- walking.read more

2009

December 27, 2009 - [email protected]
Small rocks, wood pieces, land-based debris, plastic pellets and Styrofom in the driftline. Shorebirds foraging in the surf. One injured, immobile but conscious Common Murre in high tide zone near foredune reported to Free Flight. Erosion of the vegetated foredune and newly exposed roots/trees falling. Low human impact (2)-walking and...read more
September 15, 2009 - [email protected]
Small rocks, wood pieces and land-based debris in driftline. A vertebrae of a whale and a dead Salmon Shark on beach. Shorebirds foraging on wet sand. Low human impact(2)-driving in allowed area.read more
March 19, 2009 - [email protected]
Shorebirds foraging in the surf and moving in response to humans. Kelp/algae, shells, small rocks, wood pieces, land-based debris and plastic pellets in driftline. One dead unidentified bird. New plantings at New Carissa staging area showing visible growth. Low human impact (1)-picking up litter by truck within an allowed area...read more
January 3, 2009 - [email protected]
Kelp, algae, shells, small rocks, wood pieces, land- and ocean-based debris, Styrofoam, and truck tire in driftline. Shorebirds foraging in the driftline. One dead bird. Ocean undercutting the foredune. New plantings of European beach grass at former staging area for removal of the New Carissa. Low human impact (4)-driving in...read more

2008

September 21, 2008 - [email protected]
Small rocks and wood pieces in the driftline. Shorebirds foraging on wet sand. Newly exposed roots in the foredune. Significant amount of invasive beach grass and Scotch broom covering bluff. Moderate human impact (9)- 1 sitting, 3 horseback riding and 5 driving. Vehicle tread marks in restricted dune areas enroute...read more
June 18, 2008 - [email protected]
New vegetative growth in dunes enroute to Mile 197. Beach completely free of any litter, man-made debris and driftwood. Shorebirds foraging at surfline and moving in response to humans. One street vehicle within an allowed area. A work platform for salvaging the New Carissa being dismantled and removed. Moderate human...read more
March 24, 2008 - [email protected]
Kelp, shells, plastic pellets, land- and ocean-based debris in the driftline. Shorebirds foraging in the surf. Foredunes greatly eroded on the average of 4-5 feet high exposing beach Dune Grass roots and revealing a large number of logs extending from the sand bluffs. Medium human impact (7)-5 walking, 2 in...read more

2007

December 8, 2007 - [email protected]
Little driftline with some bleach jugs, a foam buoy and wooden pallet. Erosion of vegetated foredune as newly exposed ends of logs were jutting out of the sand bluff. Two unidentified dead birds. Snowy Plover protective enclosure removed. Shorebirds moving in response to humans. Low human impact (4)-2 walking and...read more
September 15, 2007 - [email protected]
Gorgeous day on the North Spit! A combination of light winds and small swell created very clean surf. Shells, animal casings, wood pieces, land-based debris, Styrofoam and fishing net in driftline. Shorebirds foraging in surf and moving in response to humans. One unidentified dead bird. Erosion of the vegetated foredune...read more
June 18, 2007 - [email protected]
Shells, animal casings, wood pieces, land-based debris, styrofoam, rope and crabpot in driftline. Erosion of the vegetated foredune exposing beachgrass roots and undercutting small trees. Several feet of possible oil residue running along the lenth of the beach at New Carissa wreck. Low human impact (0).read more
March 13, 2007 - [email protected]
Kelp/algae, shells, small rocks, wood pieces, land- and ocean-based debris, stryofoam, an orange metal buoy and fishing cord in driftline. Foraging shorebirds in surfline. Erosion of vegetated foredune exposing ends of logs in dune. Section of dune grass removed and sand leveled near Mile 126. Tire tracks of OHV outside...read more