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March 3, 2016

bring a friend blog photo

Last week interns brought a friend to a campus clean up and field outing day. Interns wanted to share their skills and knowledge with their friends while giving their peers a chance to see what it is like to be an EarthTeam intern. Here are some of the student’s reflections:

“My project was a Bring-A-Friend litter pick up. The objective was to bring a friend and we’d go to the sand dunes to pick up litter. We started off at school with a data training and a quick pick...

March 3, 2016

fws presentation blog picture

This February our Antioch EarthTeam Interns travelled to the Big Break Regional Office to share their knowledge with our partner Louis Terrazas. Interns put together a presentation summarizing their marine debris data that they have collected all school year long at the Antioch Sand Dunes Wildlife Refugee. Our student leaders connected their data and how the litter on the site effects the local Lange’s Metalmark Butterfly, a near extinct  species. Students ended their presentation with recommendations on how to prevent marine debris at the site. Read some of the student’s...

February 23, 2016

wanlass group photo blog

On February 13th, 2016 over fifty volunteers came out to support our Urban Forestry interns in their efforts to plant a demonstration forest in their community. Students designed the space and selected native tree species for their urban forest located at Wanlass Park in the City of San Pablo. In one day our interns educated the community on the benefits of urban forestry, the intentions behind their design and demonstrated the correct way to plant trees. We were able to plant and stake 20 trees on this memorable spring day!...

February 9, 2016

IMG_1386.JPGBy Angela L.

 

This past Saturday, I attended the youth job fair held by East Bay Regional Park. Although I had the intention to go there to explore future opportunities in jobs (post-grad) I quickly realized that I was wrong. The fair was directed towards teen internships and entry-level jobs. Nevertheless, I still learned new things, met interesting people, and overall became exposed to the huge variety of positions that the park offers.

Each station at the fair offered explanations, salaries, calendars, and descriptions of each of their jobs. Some station examples included...

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