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March 12, 2018
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San Lorenzo High interns Aubury (bottom) and Bella (top) exploring the creek.

After taking a few months off from conducting tree inventory, it’s time for San Lorenzo High interns to get back in the swing of tree ID and tree inventory so that they can continue logging trees in April and May. To refresh the topic in their minds, we went on a trip...

March 10, 2018

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Changing the After School Experience

In December 2017, the National Science Foundation awarded Earth Team a 1.3m grant award for the ECLIPSE Project (Exploring Careers and Learning Informally to Promote STEM Exploration).

Earth Team will work with educational research firm WestEd (research)  and UC Berkeley College and Career Academies Support Network (training) between 2018 and 2021 to implement the different project components.

The main objective of ECLIPSE is to build capacity for engagement of diverse student populations in the environmental sciences and earth system sciences and to evaluate GLOBE’s impacts on student attitudes...

March 9, 2018

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Earth Team is not just committed to its environmental projects, but also to developing the next generation of green leaders.  Be it through the implementation of service learning projects that give inters the hard skills they need to succeed, public speaking and community engagement opportunities that provide interns with the soft skills they need to succeed, or actually presenting them with opportunities after Earth Team that gives the chance to succeed.

On March 6, 2018, Daryl Lambert, from Rising Sun, joined Earth Team to present to the group about an upcoming...

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...

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