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November 4, 2016

Video courtesy of: http://www.cccleanwater.org/

Pinole Valley High EarthTeam interns have conducted their 2nd litter assessment of Pinole Creek and Pinole Valley High this week. Litter is a major environmental issue worldwide. 70% of marine debris litter is land based and travels down storm drains, through creeks, and streams, and eventually to your beautiful SF Bay. From there litter floats into the Pacific Coast and onward. The most common type of litter is cigarette butts, and plastic. EarthTeam discovered this firsthand. Plastics and cigarette butts made the majority of the litter removed along Pinole Creek....

November 1, 2016

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*Student Blog* 

On October 22nd & 23rd our Earth Team went on a camping trip to one of San Francisco’s National Forest’s campgrounds. This was the first time that all of the interns had a chance to interact and compare experiences that we have each gathered from our different themed internships.

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October 31, 2016

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This year the Skyline Interns will be helping create an environmental learning game; the current working title is City Danger. The interns have been learning about environmental conditions and problems in cities; including, heat, air quality, and water management. Their educational game incorporates all these conditions to teach about how to manage them in a city.

The interns will be responsible putting their own twist on the game which was developed by EarthTeam staff member Jesse Brown. The...

October 26, 2016

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EarthTeam intern, Emily Banuelos,conducting WQ tests at Pinole Creek.

PVHS EarthTeam interns have began water quality monitoring of Pinole Creek! The site selected for bi-weekly WQ tests is directly behind the Pinole Library, and less than a mile upstream from the newly completed Fish Passage. The passage was implemented in order for endanger ed Steelhead, to effectively travel across the stretch of Pinole Creek below the I-80 Highway. These incredible species travel upstream from the Bay, to spawning grounds in fresh water. EarthTeam’s WQ monitoring will allow interns to determine if the...

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