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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...

October 21, 2016

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IT TAKES A TEAM.. and we have just that. 

The 3-Bin system at Oakland Tech is a BIG project, and it takes all parties together to make is a successful implementation. Interns welcomed 5 custodians into their meeting to invite them to join their team as they continue to take steps forward to get the 3-Bins in place in all Oakland Tech classrooms. The job of a custodian is not an easy one, so interns set out to learn more about it and lend a helping hand for the day to get...

October 11, 2016

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The Richmond High School Air Quality Interns have recently started learning about climate change. They reflected on what they have learned so far.

“One surprising fact that we learned about climate changed was that even one degree has change the world dramatically to the point that coral reefs are dying.” -Linda M. and Mariana M. 

“We learned that increasing [the Earth] by one degree can cause a lot of...

October 3, 2016

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Another year of internships has begun and both the Urban Forestry and Air Quality Internships at Richmond High School is off to a great start. The Air Quality Interns started their introduction to learning the topics of human health and air, air pollutants, and climate change.

This year the Air Quality Interns will be measuring carbon emission and developing strategies for their school to reduce the students’ carbon footprints. The...

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