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March 9, 2018

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This week, Laura from Rails-to- Trails visited Kennedy’s Earth Team. Rails-to-Trails is a nonprofit that turns abandoned railways into trails for walking, biking, and playing. Laura took us through the process of developing the Richmond Greenway, explaining how they find opportunities for these transformations and why it takes so long to break ground on a new project. Students also enjoyed looking at before and after...

March 5, 2018

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On February 27, 2018 interns returned to the classroom after a much deserved week off and got right to work planning and preparing for their upcoming Litter March in East Oakland.  This event has been held in Oakland the past three years with participant numbers continuing to grow.  This year the interns expect over 100 participants to join in an effort to spread awareness about the effects of litter on Oakland’s Bay and...

March 2, 2018

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Interns have been working hard trying to figure out a way to institutionalize the 3-Bin system at Tech. An idea was brought up to change Teacher Protocol by purchasing 3-Bin system dolly’s that would remove the need for anyone to dump the bins in the brute stations at the end of the day. Instead, Custodians would have...

February 23, 2018

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On January 30, 2018 the dedicated interns of LPS Oakland headed to their second field site along Peralta Creek.  These green leaders devised a plan to test several locations along the creek from the upper head waters to the lowest drainage point, to assess how litter density changes as the creek moves downstream and through the city of Oakland.  Peralta Hacienda Historical Park serves as the teams mid-creek site location.

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