October 21, 2015

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On Saturday, October 17th, Antioch High School students went on their second field outing to the Antioch Dunes. Students had the opportunity to work side by side with U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services staff Louis Terrazas. Below are some reflections from the interns themselves!

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“Our trip to the Antioch Dunes was really fun, we went to plant native species, removed invasive species, and pick up litter. I had nice time because we were...

October 12, 2015

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EarthTeam’s Antioch High interns have been working hard the past couple of weeks to complete their data training. Our interns have now been trained on how to collect data, compile data and analyze data collected from their campus all while having fun! We can’t wait to see how students will use their new skills to address marine debris in their communities! Below are some pictures and intern’s reflections on the experience.

“Since joining EarthTeam I have learned so many new things one of the most valuable things I think...

October 5, 2015

Over twenty students participated in a community service event on November 26th, 2015, planting twenty California native Elderberry trees to create shade on our campus, and pruning countless trees and shrubs while removing invasive species from San Lorenzo High School’s native plant garden.  These efforts both prepare the native plant garden for the annual plant sale/native garden tour to take place in May, as well as maintain San Lorenzo’s sustainable landscaping.  In the process, students learned how to successfully transplant young trees and prune mature ones.

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May 13, 2015

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Last Sunday on May 3rd, San Lorenzo High hosted its very own plant sale with record-breaking outcomes! Over 250 people, mostly from the San Lorenzo area, came with overwhelming support and enthusiasm to partake in garden tours, lawn removal talks, “how-to’s” by Project Eat, homemade Mexican food by our La Raza club, and last but definitely not least, our very own Zero Litter Booth. At our table, we provided our guests with litter bingo, our Apple & Eve petition, some Q&A trivia, as well as our very first “Earth Team Zero...

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