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March 9, 2018

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Last Saturday, Earth Team Interns from Alhambra High met, bright and early, at 8am to return to Rumrill Blvd and conduct litter assessments at all three of their hotspots of focus.  There team is smaller this semester but their efforts are just as impactful. In just three hours, they collected over 1700 pieces of litter; they prevented over 1700 pieces of litter from polluting the Bay.

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March 9, 2018

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This week, Laura from Rails-to- Trails visited Kennedy’s Earth Team. Rails-to-Trails is a nonprofit that turns abandoned railways into trails for walking, biking, and playing. Laura took us through the process of developing the Richmond Greenway, explaining how they find opportunities for these transformations and why it takes so long to break ground on a new project. Students also enjoyed looking at before and after...

March 9, 2018

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This weekend, Leadership Public School Richmond participated in a community tree planting event at Wanlass Park in San Pablo. They worked with Earth Team students from Kennedy High School, Richmond High School, Oakland Tech, and Skyline High School as well as local community members.

Richmond High School’s Earth Team demonstrated how to plant trees before students grouped up to plant on their own. Groups struggled a bit to dig holes to the right size, especially those who were digging on the hillside and those who encountered rocks. Digging become even more...

March 9, 2018

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On February 24, 2018, Alhambra High Earth Team hosted a Community Input Session at R & R Coffee in Richmond.  The goal of the session was to engage the Richmond/San Pablo community to provide input on how interns could best focus their efforts to reduce litter and educate the community on the effects of litter on the environment.

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