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MILE 103 on 7/30/08   -   NICKHOVSEPIAN
LOCATIONCoos  •  Bullards Beach just north of the Lighthouse
CONDITIONSWednesday 7:00 AM  •  Fog  •  57° F  •  Wind: Calm/Light from the N  •  Tide: -0.1 ft
HUMANSPeople: 7  •  Dogs: 0
ACTIVITIESWalking/running: 2  •  Rockhunting: 5
CONCERNSLitter
DISTURBANCES
VEHICLESCars/Trucks parking: 3  •  Cars/Trucks on beach, prohibited: 0  •  ATVs/OHVs on beach, prohibited: 0
ACTIV.COMMENTS
NOTABLE WILDLIFE
DEAD BIRDSTotal: 1  •  Species/names: one badly decomposed pelican being eated by a vulture
STRANDEDTotal: 0
FISH & INVERTSNone
DRIFTLINEShells  •  Animal casings  •  Kelp/Algae  •  Small rocks  •  Wood pieces  •  Land-based debris  •  Styrofoam
NEW DEVELOPMENTNone
MODIFICATIONSNo changes
NATURAL CHANGESNo Changes
COMMENTSAction taken on the problem(s) mentioned
Collected one bag of trash, plastic and glass bottles, aluminum cans, plastic bags and wrappers and styrofoam cups.
SUMMARYKelp/algae, shells, animal casings, small rocks, wood pieces, land-based debris and Styrofoam in driftline. Collected one bag of trash, plastic and glass bottles, aluminum cans, plastic bags and wrappers and Styrofoam cups. One badly decomposed pelican being eaten by a turkey vulture. Moderate human impact (7)- 2 walking and 5 rockhunting.
OBSERVERnickhovsepian EMAIL   •  REPORT PUBLISHED 8/6/08 1:23 PM
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