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November 24, 2015

HIRINGEarthTeam is seeking a part time Campus Coordinator focused on developing and facilitating year long after school environmental education themed internships at high schools in the East Bay. Read below for more information on the organization and position. Download the job description here

EarthTeam is a non-profit environmental education service provider. The organization was formed in 2000 by a coalition of educational, environmental, and governmental representatives who saw...

November 24, 2015

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As we get closer to the end of the first semester, interns are preparing to launch their small group project plans to reduce litter from reaching the marine environment. After collecting data and forming connections between marine debris, the Lake Merritt watershed, and themselves, interns have started four separate plans to implement throughout the year to address marine debris. Interns Amy, Reginald, Wendy, Tamia, and Isabella share their process for their planned project at Oakland High below:

Today we conducted a litter walk at Oakland High near Lion...

November 19, 2015

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This month EarthTeam students visited the Dow Wetlands to learn about the volunteer efforts at the site to preserve some of California’s last remaining wetlands. In addition to their usual litter pick up, EarthTeam students were lead on a nature walk to learn how to identify some of the more common plants and animals in the region. Here are some reflections from the interns themselves!

 

“Our last field outing was to the Dow Wetlands.  We picked up 11 pounds of trash! Even though it was hard to pick up that much...

November 4, 2015

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With this year’s focus on Marine Debris, we decided to reflect on some of the successes and challenges of the internship. Here are what some interns have to say about their experiences as an EarthTeam intern:

“The internship has been an amazing experience so far. I’ve met some really dope people and I’ve had a chance to educate myself about my environment while contributing to it at the same time. I’m excited for the events that have been planned like the Oyster Bay restoration and...

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