Oakland High School

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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March 23, 2017

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*STUDENT BLOG* 

Pre-Event: 

The purpose of this Litter March was to raise awareness of litter and the effects it has on our environment. To plan it out, we spent a few meetings heading out to possible Litter March locations to see if the route was safe, highly visible, and acceptable for our event. The first route...

February 15, 2017

watershed-education

For the past 3 weeks, Oakland High school was visited by Julia Dorosh, Program Associate for Earth Team and Campus Coordinator for Pinole, Antioch and Alameda High Earth Teams. Julia is an expert in watersheds, and provided Oakland High interns with 3 weeks worth of interactive, hands-on activities to educate interns about watersheds, species (native vs invasive), as well as human impacts and how litter relates to the new curriculum. ...