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March 31, 2017

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*STUDENT BLOG*

On March 1st, we had Jill from Friends of Sausal Creek come into one of our meetings and talk to us about issues in the park and issues that many people and creatures face in our world today. We talked about fish and dogs and pets in Oakland’s very own Diamond Park and the trails and creeks in the park.

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Most importantly, we learned about how we need to keep our community updated...

March 30, 2017

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On Saturday March 18th, 2017, EarthTeam interns from multiple schools participated in the 2017 Litter March to raise awareness about littering in their communities. Students advocated for no littering by designing posters that were carried during the march. Volunteers walked for two miles starting at Josie de la Cruz Park in Oakland and picked up trash along the way.

We should be more considerate about where we throw our trash because littering can damage our local terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, potentially harming the wildlife within them. One of our main goals is...

March 23, 2017

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One of the most important parts of planning a big event is reflection and celebration! Interns did just that for the follow up meeting where they discussed the challenges, successes and overall pros and cons of their event!

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March 23, 2017

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On Sunday, Feb 26th interns partnered up with Friends of Sausal Creek (FOSC) for a Trail Crew work day. Joined by over 20 community members, interns worked on repairing and restoring the trails of Dimond Creek Park by widening the trail, removing invasive’s, leveling ground, and more.

Interns experienced many firsts such as; scaling a wooden blank to get over the creek, trying the native minors lettuce, seeing poison oak, holding a salamander and much more!

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