Pinole Valley High School

October 31, 2018
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Joey, Tricia, Emma, and Norma learning about projects happening at the Contra Costa Flood Control District

This month, Earth Team interns at Pinole Valley High School attended “Creek Invaders,” an event hosted by the Walnut Creek Watershed Council at Diablo Valley College where they learned about the impact of invasive species in our local creeks. Interns had...

October 23, 2018

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On Sunday, Oct 21st a group of twelve outdoor explorers participated in a sea kayaking adventure in the beautiful Tomales Bay! Environmental Traveling Companions guides led the day, most commonly known by ETC.

ETC believes that everyone, regardless of physical or financial limitations, should have the opportunity to experience the challenge and beauty of the wilderness.

Through...

October 12, 2018

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Earth Team interns at Pinole Valley High School spent a sunny September afternoon conducting a litter assessment at their school’s campus. They teamed up and used the Marine Debris Tracker app to collect litter data to try and identify the biggest litter concern on their campus. Collectively the group picked up 798 pieces of litter in less than an hour!

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October 12, 2018

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Earth Team has returned to Pinole Valley High School this year! Itzel, this year’s campus coordinator, interviewed students at Pinole Valley High before narrowing candidate decisions down to 14 wonderful, hardworking interns.

This year Earth Team interns at Pinole Valley can expect to work on a variety of environmental and STEM projects focused on increasing the watershed quality of Pinole Creek. We...