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Mile 61 Reports (8)
September 20, 2020 - shepherdcd
Another sunny windless day. Large number of jellyfish on the beach. See pics. First walk north on 61 since Western Snowy Plover protection season ended. read more
October 22, 2009 - cwatch61One beach walker was collecting agates on a clean, wind-swept beach. Large numbers of geese were flying south above the fog. Although it was low tide the high surf overtopped the low dunes at numerous locations with water flowing into New River (photo).read more
April 21, 2009 - cwatch61Human activity was limited to U.S. government employees performing tasks related to plover nesting.Large mixed flocks of shorebirds and other migratory waterfowl were observed.The breach at mile 62.8 was naturally closed. Beach was generally clean but as usual had large amounts of driftwood.read more
March 6, 2009 - cwatch61Five people, accompanied by three dogs, were agate hunting on the beach.The beach was washed clean of light debris but laden with drifwood (Photo 1). The beach was undulating and quite soft. Low numbers of wildlife were observed on the breach shortened walk.The foredune had been breached at mile 62.7...read more
December 5, 2008 - cwatch61Mile 61 had been reworked with significant overtopping. The surf line and beach were clean. A Bald Eagle was spotted.read more
September 22, 2008 - cwatch61Mile 61 exhibited a clean surf line and beach. Beach benching had developed. Brown pelicans were observed.read more
April 24, 2008 - cwatch61Mile 61 remained free of natural and man made debris. A dead Stellar Sea Lion and an ATV were observed and reported.read more
February 28, 2008 - cwatch61Mile 61 was relatively free of natural and man made debris, dead wildlife and human incursion with the exception of 4 sets of old ATV tracks.read more