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 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...