Motor vehicle travel is prohibited from the Tillamook County-Lincoln County line (45° 02.6706', Mile 247), southerly to Yaquina Bay (44° 37.0374', Mile 215), except for the following locations within the corporate limits of Lincoln City:
(A) A distance of 150 feet on each side of the westerly extension of North 35th Court;
(B) A distance of 150 feet on each side of the westerly extension of North 15th Street.
Resident logs show significant movement from recent high tides: King Tides but even more high tides January 4 and 5 which were higher than King Tides. Also, numerous new logs washed up to cliffs and maybe 15-20 islands of kelp on the beach. Beach has been scoured and very few...read more
Holiday week and bright, sunny, calm day translated to lots of people on the beach. Majority in family groups with one large, 20+ group. Driftline had significant plant matter, appeared to maybe be agricultural straw, spread from at least NW 30th down to D-River. read more
Guided walk to document changes occuring after a storm surge. The previous week included strong waves, high surf, and over 3 inches of downpouring rain.
There was a large amount of post July 4th garbage on this beach. Including, but not limited to: bottles, cans, LOTS of firework debris, candy wrappers, plastic disposable silverware, foam pieces, human clothing, flip-flops, gloves, large gutter from a house that someone exploded fireworks inside, large coils of sharp and...read more
Pretty good crowd at the beach that day. Bull kelp and surf worm castings in the wrack line. Gulls mostly grounded.read more
Gulls the only live wildlife observed,along with six beached birds. Remains of campfire also present.read more
Velella vellella in early- larval and young hydroids. 47 people on the beach, vehicles on the beach-allowedread more
Erosion of vegetated foredune, strong smell of decay from unidentified source, squid egg cases in driftline.read more
beautiful warm morning...got done before the rain came...read more
Report submitted by ScienceDave.
1 dead tagged bird- leg band # 09771, 1 untagged dead bird. Cellophane worm casings in drifline along with plastic and rope collected approximately 10 lbs of debris.read more