Mile 308 Report
July 7, 2010
by John Markham
Other Mile 308 Reports (24)
January 16, 2022 - John MarkhamUnusual number of fresh logs, some very large, some still bearing bark. Photo provided of erosion.
February 10, 2021 - John Markham
September 22, 2020 - John MarkhamSurvey taken over two days, 21, 22 September, in conjunction with COASST dead-bird survey. A pleasant lull between two severe wind storms and a day before a very heavy rainfall.
March 26, 2020 - John MarkhamAn overcast day with occasional light sprinkles, but overall pleasant. A few people in small separate groups. Everything appears fine on my 1.8 km-long stretch of beach.
November 13, 2019 - John Markham
January 13, 2019 - John MarkhamTwo new colverts installed.
September 29, 2018 - John MarkhamExotic pampas grass (native to South America) on face of seacliff.
July 31, 2018 - John MarkhamSeveral western gulls standing on beach. Flocks of brown pelicans flying over.
March 1, 2018 - John MarkhamPleasant late-winter day on the beach between showers.
October 4, 2017 - John MarkhamAnother pleasant warm fall day on the beach.
April 30, 2017 - John Markham
September 23, 2015 - John MarkhamThe sand level is unusually high, with the high-tide line close to 100m out from shore. There were more people than expected on a weekday, but the pleasant weather was inviting. The beach appears...
June 5, 2015 - John MarkhamSand level is higher than it has been in several years. I took measurements the day before. The day at the beach was fine despite the wind. I am quite happy that here were few people to share it with...
January 1, 2015 - John MarkhamA fine day to start the New year with a pleasant walk on the beach. Yesterday, New Year's Day, I joined a crowd of perhaps 40 others for the traditional Arch Cape dip in the surf - it was actually...
February 1, 2013 - John MarkhamA fine day to be on the beach, though almost nobody was. There were many washed-in clumps of fresh Nereocystis leutkeana. I saw more plastic nerdles than in several years. A landslide just south of...
August 1, 2012 - John MarkhamA quiet cool day at the beach.
February 5, 2012 - John MarkhamA beautiful spring-like day on the beach.
September 16, 2011 - John MarkhamA pleasant morning on a fine beach being enjoyed by a small gathering of respectful visitors. One neighbor formerly had a zig-zag stairway down to the beach from his home atop a high cliff with a...
November 25, 2007 - John MarkhamQuiet pleasant day.
June 17, 2007 - John MarkhamFine day on the beach, but an unsually large crowd of people.
May 13, 2007 - John MarkhamPeople enjoying beach, driftline evident.
June 1, 2006 - John MarkhamNothing of partcular concern seen.
March 2, 2006 - John MarkhamNothing out of the ordinary; birds seen: immature bald eagle, fledging grebe, many gulls.
October 4, 2005 - John MarkhamA few more dead birds than usual (2 western grebes, 2 immature gulls, 1 american crow, 4 common murre). Notable molts.