Harris Beach

Harris beach is located in the south western part of Oregon, Harris beach is a state beach that is near the town of Brooke inks the beach itself is made up and large bluffs and sea stacks. The park has camping access and there is tent or RV parking with hook ups. The normal weather […]


Miramar Beach

Miramar Beach in half-moon bay is a hometown beach for me. I grew up in marine county and then moved south down the coast and ended up in Half-moon bay. Half moon bay is a small surfer town that is also home to Mavericks and some other incredible beach spots. Miramar, however, is the beach […]


Pollution in San Clemente Beach

Beach Blog #3 San Clemente, Orange County Lens: Pollution San Clemente beach is one of the most beautiful as well as one of the most well-known beaches in Southern California. In a recent article earlier this year, the southern California beach of San Clemente was reported to have a substantial amount of waste pollution. It […]


Reenvisioning the CA imaginary

Javier Gonzales’s lecture in week 9 on Beach culture and perception inspired me to focus on my upbringing and the beaches I visited. I will be evaluating Butterfly beach through a cultural lens based on my personal experience and perspective. I think back to long summer days where my friends and I-before we could drive-were […]


Clearwater Beach

When I was younger, I would visit my aunt and uncle who lived right on the beach in Clearwater, Florida. I have many positive memories of the beach as a result for being so excited while seeing my aunt, uncle and older cousins who were extremely cool in my ten year old eyes (They are […]


A Beach Along the Snake River With an Engineering Lens

Continuing my goal of avoiding the crowded areas of the beaches along the California coastline, I decided for my final beach blog to post about another beach I visited near Yellowstone. This was another spot in which I fished. The river adjacent to my friends house in Jackson Wyoming is the Snake River this is […]


The Beach at Mugu Lagoon Inlet

(Biological Lens) I recently visited the Mugu Lagoon inlet, and I was impressed by both the solitude and abundant life I found there. Mugu lagoon is located at the mouth of the Calleguas Creeks, which is on Point Mugu Naval Air Station.  The lagoon itself is a sandy saltmarsh. It is the largest coastal estuary […]