December 13, 2018

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Earth Team’s Outdoor Explorers Program prioritizes safety and preparation at all times. We prioritize safety in a multitude of ways. For example; like ensuring there is Wilderness First Responder present at all outdoor trips, overviewing students medical needs well in advance, and creating safety logs for every trip so crucial information is at our fingertips in the case of an emergency.

But it’s...

December 7, 2018

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This Fall, Earth Team interns at Antioch High School have been monitoring water quality at the Upper Sand Creek Basin. Water that enters the basin comes from two locations: Sand Creek and local storm drain systems. The Upper Sand Creek Basin was a project created by the Contra Costa Flood Control District to restore natural habitats along Sand Creek and to retain floodwaters during extreme rainstorms to prevent flooding in the communities of Antioch, Brentwood, and Oakley. Earth Team interns have completed water quality testing at both inlets as well as the single outlet...

November 26, 2018

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Emma Lubinger. Hi, my name is Emma and I’m a senior at Pinole Valley High School. I’m really excited to work with Earth Team because I love being outside. Earth Team is a great way for me to get out more while giving back to my community. In my free time, I love to write poetry, make short films, and hang out...

November 16, 2018

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Two Earth Team Interns spoke at the Wildland Volunteer Network’s annual conference in Oakland. The conference dealt with ways to engage and retain volunteers interested in wild land management, and featured speakers from a variety of organizations.

The two San Lorenzo Earth Team Interns, Liza and Nayla, gave brief summaries of why they joined Earth Team and what they have liked about the program. This gave the...

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