January 3, 2018

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Near the end of 2017, the tree planting sites at Wanlass Park were overrun by weeds and in need of some attention. This prompted our Richmond High intern group to dedicate a meeting to site maintenance and also use the opportunity to collect some important inventory data. Unfortunately is was raining, but that didn’t stop our team! Donning ponchos, they worked hard (and got dirty!).

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January 3, 2018

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After getting a first taste of all the hard work that goes into tree planting  in October, Richmond High interns stepped up to be leaders at Wanlass for their November tree planting event. Over 20 volunteers showed up, including Alhambra High School’s Earth Team interns and several students from U.C. Berkeley. Although the number of attendees was daunting, the team did a great job of instructing the volunteers and providing support throughout the...

December 20, 2017
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Cherymae and Brittany planting Deer grass

Saturday, the Kennedy Earth Team participated in the 2nd Saturday Volunteer Day with The Watershed Project at the Richmond Greenway. They worked diligently to remove invasive species and plant natives alongside other students from around the Bay, including Richmond High Earth Team interns.

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December 19, 2017

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This week’s after school meeting took place at Davis Park where the Kennedy Earth Team continued their vegetation monitoring project. The interns have been working with an application called Calflora to identify and record occurrences of certain native species. This week, they observed Cottonwood, Toyon, California coffeeberry, Coyote brush, Coast live oak, and Buckeye.

All of the interns have steadily become more...

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