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February 4, 2019

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Earth Team interns at Kennedy H.S. took a brief hiatus from their regular program of conducting litter assessments and switched focus on educating their peers on a VMT (Vehicles Miles Travelled) survey they performed earlier in the school year. The goal: to increase the percentage of students to use alternate transportation methods, specifically biking, to get to and from school. Armed with the knowledge the Bay Area Quality Management District (BAAQMD), the Center for Climate Protection (CCP), and others so generously shared with them, interns began developing a power point presentation. Interns...

February 1, 2019

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Pinole interns made a visit to Point Pinole Regional Shoreline last month and helped park rangers with their restoration efforts to maintain the park’s marshland. Marsh wetlands serve many ecological purposes and they are duly important as our first line of defense against rising sea tides. After a short hike down Cook’s Point trail, we arrived at Whittel Marsh. Here interns put their strength to the test...

January 31, 2019

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The start of a new semester brought new friends to Antioch High’s Earth Team largely due to the success of peer presentations and recruitment in December. After the first month back, it’s safe to say that every new member is integrating well with the organizational culture of Earth Team’s Sustainable Youth Internship program. Everyone on the team has done an outstanding job of demonstrating the level of...

January 25, 2019

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This past week, Oakland Tech Earth Team headed to Wanlass Park to support the multi-year tree planting project that Richmond High Earth Team has been working so hard on.

Students worked with Ben, Urban Forestry Manager, and learned about the history of the project and the goals for the near future. Youth supported the project by assisting...

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