February 25, 2019

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Skyline interns partnered with San Lorenzo Earth Team and East Bay Regional Parks District for two weekend work days at Oyster Bay during the month of December.  The students took on a variety of activities and projects, and enjoyed making friends from other schools in the process.

Most of the restoration work completed by students was related to tree planting and tree care throughout the portion of shoreline dedicated for an...

February 25, 2019

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In partnership with Friends of Sausal Creek, Skyline students spent the afternoon working at the Jingletown Native Plant Garden. The site, which FOSC maintains, is located along a wall of beautiful murals in Oakland’s Jingletown neighborhood. A short walk away, Sausal Creek makes its exit, draining into the Oakland Estuary near Fruitvale Bridge Park.

The group of interns started their day at the creek outflow, reflecting on the many different forms...

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...

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