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April 25, 2017

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*Student Blog*

On Wednesday, April 12th, we arrived at Josie de la Cruz park. We were there for a very important thank you mission: Cleaning the park. We had previously used this park as a starting point for our litter march just a few weeks ago.

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As soon as we got there we realized how much this park needed our help. There was trash floating alongside the soccer players, cardboard on the sidewalk, and even in the trees. After the icebreaker, we quickly broke...

April 18, 2017

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Over spring break, a few of our interns joined together to take a visit to the annual EarthExpo event in Downtown Oakland. It was a great time interacting with other the community and learning the diversity in ways other environmental organizations are tackling environmental issues. Here was some highlights from our attendees!

*Student Blog*

“The Earth Expo at Frank Ogawa Plaza in Oakland was an awesome way to meet new environmental organizations and learn more about what we can do to preserve the environment. One table I found...

March 31, 2017

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*STUDENT BLOG*

On March 1st, we had Jill from Friends of Sausal Creek come into one of our meetings and talk to us about issues in the park and issues that many people and creatures face in our world today. We talked about fish and dogs and pets in Oakland’s very own Diamond Park and the trails and creeks in the park.

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Most importantly, we learned about how we need to keep our community updated...

March 30, 2017

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On Saturday March 18th, 2017, EarthTeam interns from multiple schools participated in the 2017 Litter March to raise awareness about littering in their communities. Students advocated for no littering by designing posters that were carried during the march. Volunteers walked for two miles starting at Josie de la Cruz Park in Oakland and picked up trash along the way.

We should be more considerate about where we throw our trash because littering can damage our local terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, potentially harming the wildlife within them. One of our main goals is...

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