December 14, 2017

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For the past two weeks LPS Oakland Earth Team has been on campus working diligently to develop protocol that they can use for next semesters project where they will be tracking the movement and accumulation of litter as it flows from the upper Peralta Creek headwaters to the creeks drainage point at the Martin Luther King Jr Shoreline in Oakland.

On December 5, 2017 interns left campus and headed to...

December 13, 2017

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***Student Blog***

My name is Shradha Shakya, a junior from Alhambra high school. I have known about the Earth team Internships for a few years now. When I was a sophomore, we had Vita and Jenna come in and present Earth Team internships to our class. They had me hooked because of all the amazing opportunities they had to offer. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to join because of my schooling. I was still able to learn about what Earth Team does and what the Interns do because my cousin and my friends were...

December 1, 2017

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***Student Blog***

Written by Laura Castillo

At the begging when I started with this Internship of Earth Team, I didn’t know how it was going to be like but later on I really liked it. Something that I really enjoy is spending time with my Earth Team because I get to experience many things. This internship helps me to be more confident with myself because I get to try new things like talking with strangers. We spend one Saturday of the month doing activities, which is fun.  We...

December 1, 2017

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On November 16, 2017 Alhambra High Earth Team met to find discuss solutions to the litter problem on Rumrill Blvd.  The team brainstormed ideas for outreach and determined that they should have some kind of brochure or flyer to pass out when they are conducting their assessments.  They considered the fact that they are often stopped by pedestrians who are curious about their work, and that having some material to pass out to supplement their conversation would be helpful in spreading the word about the litter problem in San Pablo.

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