Location:
Curry
Nesika Beach, north of Ophir Rest Area, south of Euchre Cr
Conditions:
Sunday 2:15 PM
Cloudy
51° F
Wind:
Calm/Light from the NW
Tide Level:
3.0 ft
Humans / Pets:
People:
5
Dogs:
3
Activities:
Walking / Running:
4
Gold mining
Concerns:
Litter
Disturbances:
Vehicles:
Cars/Trucks parking:
2
Cars/Trucks on beach, allowed:
0
Cars/Trucks on beach, prohibited:
0
Activity Comments:
Notable Wildlife:
Dead Birds:
Total:
3
Species/names:
no leg bands
Stranded:
Total:
1
Dead whale
Fish & Invertebrates:
Driftline:
Kelp or Algae·Wood pieces·Land-based debris (picnics, etc.)·Plastic pellets·Styrofoam
New Development:
Modifications:
Natural Changes:
Comments:
Summary:

The king tides had pushed most of the debris up close the the highway wall of vegetation. I need to go back and collect the garbage. Below are the pictures of the whale and bird carcasses and debris.

  • Old carcass of a Whale
    100 M north of parking lot
    December 31, 2021
  • Dead bird on the shore
    75 M north of the parking lot.
    December 31, 2021
  • Another dead bird
    75 M north of the parking lot
    December 31, 2021
  • Another dead bird
    Another dead bird
    125 M from the parking lot
    December 31, 2021
  • Trash
    All over the beach north of the parking lot.
    December 31, 2021
Other Mile 36 Reports (5)

2021

April 7, 2021 - Lavenne22
Made a quick stop and saw 16 whale spouts! With binoculars. They were moving towards the horizon.4 cars with people in them in the parking lot. No one on the beach. Noted lots of human and canine...
April 6, 2021 - Lavenne22
As I walked the path down to the beach, just to the north of the rest stop, a Canada Goose stepped out of the dunes and followed me. We walked about 3/4 mile south. I sat on the beach and it came...

2014

September 24, 2014 - [email protected]
We were here a little past high tide. Rain had stopped and the surf was high but easing. Not much of a storm and the worst of it had past. Our view was of pristine sandy beach in excellent condition...

2011

December 21, 2011 - colleen-e
Beautiful day on the beach. The profile of the beach is much more gradual than our previous visit in the spring.
May 31, 2011 - colleen-e
This was the first observation trip to this mile. We picked up 1.5 bags of trash. The trash included ropes, flip flops, lots of plastic water bottles, two ice tea bottles with Japaneses labels, paper...