October 9, 2017
Picture1San Francisco Bay Area engulfed in a cloud of smog.

For the Kennedy EarthTeam interns’ second meeting, they dove right into some pretty serious issues.  The interns focused on the issue of climate change, and spent some time thinking about air quality issues, more specifically.

The day began with an introduction to climate change as the interns watched this concise but thorough 15 minute TEDxTalk....

September 28, 2017

We are excited to announce that for the first time, EarthTeam is at Kennedy, and we couldn’t be more thrilled! The internship program started with a full day of recruitment, lead by Program Manager Jenna Topper, and the Kennedy Campus Coordinator, Joelle Alley.  Enthusiastic science teachers encouraged students to apply, and we ended up with an incredibly competitive pool of applicants.  From this impressive group, 14 passionate interns were chosen to be environmental leaders in their community!

Our Kennedy Team spent its first meeting getting to know each other, taking head shots, and writing...

Earth Team Internships Under Way At John F. Kennedy High School!
March 3, 2017

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This past week, San Lorenzo interns welcomed the amazing Prof. Joe McBride into the classroom as they continued there training and preparation for upcoming Tree Inventory with the Alameda Public Works Agency. Prof. McBride has been teaching Forestry classes for over 40 years at UC Berkeley and just recently retired, but that doesn’t stop him from sharing his excellence and experience with our youth!

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December 2, 2016

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The Urban Forestry interns returned to a site above Pinole Creek where they planted 14 trees a few weeks ago. The interns took careful measurements of the new tree’s diameter and GPS location. The information will be added to Earth Team’s online map tool, www.zerolitter.org. Today, when you visit the map, you can see the location and species of the trees Earth Team interns have planted in the...

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