Mile 316 Dispatch

June 9, 2021
by tabeag

Location:
Clatsop
Ecola Point, Bald Point
Conditions:
Wednesday 6:45 AM
Sunny
48° F
Wind:
Calm/Light from the NW
Tide Level:
-0.6 ft
Humans / Pets:
Activities:
Concerns:
Disturbances:
Vehicles:
Activity Comments:
Several visitors beach walking and tide pooling.
Notable Wildlife:
Dead Birds:
Stranded:
Fish & Invertebrates:
Driftline:
New Development:
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Natural Changes:
Comments:

The trails in this area were restored over the winter, and there has been an increase in traffic to this beach, which has resulted in more trash on the beach.  The black oystercatcher nest in this area has failed.

Summary:

We carried out a fair amount of trash left behind by visitors.

  • Ecola Beach Trash
Other Mile 316 Reports (3)

2021

May 22, 2021 - tabeag
A visitor was waaayyy out on the rocks at Ecola Point, disturbing nesting seabirds.  Quite a few people walking, tidepooling and playing on the beach.  Five eagles, lots of harlequin ducks and...
May 15, 2021 - tabeag

2017

June 13, 2017 - newton
Counted 8 large sea stars and found 3 juvenille sea stars around Ecola PointLots of mussells, barnacles, chitons and anemones2 black oystercatchers and possible one juvenille oystercatcher on the...