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May 10, 2017

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*Student Blog*

At Hayward City Hall we engaged 85+ community members in a lawn transformation to teach people methods of conserving water through a garden installation with over 200 water wise, Bay-Friendly plants. Throughout the day we transformed an entire 5,000 sq ft of lawn which will save up to 25,000 gallons of water a year.

We believe lawn transformation demonstrations are an effective way to spread water conservation strategies because it shows people the skills they need to continue this process in their own backyard.

Some...

April 25, 2017

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*Student Blog*

On Wednesday, April 12th, we arrived at Josie de la Cruz park. We were there for a very important thank you mission: Cleaning the park. We had previously used this park as a starting point for our litter march just a few weeks ago.

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As soon as we got there we realized how much this park needed our help. There was trash floating alongside the soccer players, cardboard on the sidewalk, and even in the trees. After the icebreaker, we quickly broke...

April 18, 2017

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Over spring break, a few of our interns joined together to take a visit to the annual EarthExpo event in Downtown Oakland. It was a great time interacting with other the community and learning the diversity in ways other environmental organizations are tackling environmental issues. Here was some highlights from our attendees!

*Student Blog*

“The Earth Expo at Frank Ogawa Plaza in Oakland was an awesome way to meet new environmental organizations and learn more about what we can do to preserve the environment. One table I found...

April 18, 2017

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On Saturday, April 1st, Oakland Tech interns partnered up with Environmental Traveling Companions (ETC) on a one of a kind journey! ETC’s mission is to make the joy and challenge of outdoor adventures accessible to people with disabilities and under-resourced youth, inspiring self-confidence, connection to nature, and stewardship of the environment. 

Oakland Tech has been hard at work all year...

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