EarthTeam Schools Map
November 1, 2017

Picture1Starting on Saturday, November 4th, Antioch interns will begin participating in adaptive management efforts at the Upper Sand Creek Basin in Antioch.  The flood basin is managed by the Flood Control District, and provides wetland habitat to a wide variety of species.  The volunteer-planted willows and native plans provide natural water filtration, improving the quality of urban runoff as it flows from South Antioch storm drains into...

October 31, 2017

Screen Shot 2017-10-24 at 1.28.00 PM

Flyer Created by Nayeli

On October 24, 2017 the Oakland LPS Earth Team headed back to downtown Oakland to run a trial on the survey they had been working on, which was meant to assess the publics knowledge about the effects of cigarette litter on water ways and the Terracycle program in Oakland.  Students were challenged to approach community members on the streets during rush hour to try to convince them to participate in the survey.  This day proved to be a learning lesson.  Many people were...

October 20, 2017

IMG_0332

I am super happy to be a  repeating intern with Earth Team. The internship allows me to be with people who take action to better their environment and their communities. As an office intern,  I miss being around my peers. I’m very used to being around the program coordinators. Since that’s the case, going to events with other interns is really fun because I get to participate and also learn about why people joined Earth Team. The motivation to enroll differs among all of us and the end result is a cool group...

October 20, 2017

20171007_111624

 

* Student Blog *

The shoreline festival was an event where members of the community could talk with organizations who all generally had an environmentally friendly focus. Earth Team attended the North Richmond Shoreline Festival with Kennedy and Richmond High. Kennedy interns worked to make a balloon popping game to teach kids about the effects of climate change. We dedicated a series of days to cutting and gluing facts to reach our final product ~ a beautiful, interactive poster.

My favorite part of the event was being able to walk around and...

Subscribe to our Newsletter