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October 31, 2018
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Antioch and Pinole Valley interns after a hard day of work removing Stinkwort

Interns from Antioch and Pinole Valley High School teamed up for a Saturday field day at the Upper Sand Creek Basin. Their task for the day was to remove the invasive plant species called “Stinkwort.” Early Fall is the best season for tackling this invader as the plant is still...

October 31, 2018
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Michael and Delaney collecting water quality data at the Upper Sand Creek Basin

October 16th marked the return of Antioch Earth Team interns to the Upper Sand Creek Basin. Interns used GLOBE Hydrosphere and Atmosphere protocols to define their study site and collect their first samples of water quality data. For most interns, it was their first time ever visiting the Upper Sand...

October 31, 2018

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Samantha and Abigail using GLOBE Hydrosphere Protocols to perform a water transparency test

Returning to Earth Team for 2018-2019 is a journey that I am extremely excited to make again. Upon joining the internship I have created lifelong memories and taken advantages of opportunities that would have otherwise not been presented to me. Being a part of Earth Team has given me a greater chance at acquiring job experience. I have been able to obtain greater public speaking and leadership skills while working with a community I am comfortable with and still being...

October 31, 2018
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Joey, Tricia, Emma, and Norma learning about projects happening at the Contra Costa Flood Control District

This month, Earth Team interns at Pinole Valley High School attended “Creek Invaders,” an event hosted by the Walnut Creek Watershed Council at Diablo Valley College where they learned about the impact of invasive species in our local creeks. Interns had the opportunity...

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