September 26, 2017

Earth Team is back at Antioch High School for another year of restoration and monitoring work! Phillip Drobnicki the new campus coordinator for Antioch High presented to over 10 classes reaching over 100+ students for these years program. After receiving over 30 applications we narrowed it down to 14 amazing interns!

Our team spent our first meeting getting to know one another, learning about the program logistics, gaining an understanding of our restoration sites, and created bios which will be posted on our website!

We look forward to another great year working at Antioch...

Back to a New Year with Earth Team at Antioch High 2017-18 Interns!
September 23, 2017

In the 2017-2018 school year, JFK High School student interns will participate in an after school service-learning project to reduce contamination in the waste streams in their school & communities. This blog will serve as a platform for interns to share their work.

February 19, 2017

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*STUDENT BLOG*

On February 7th we took an excursion to Fern Ravine in the Oakland Hills to do some planting and beautification with Friends of Sausal Creek. Friends of Sausal Creek is an organization with the intention to restore, maintain and protect Sausal Creek. They focus on educating the community on the importance of our environment and...

February 15, 2017

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Interns spent their weekly meeting this Valentine’s Day testing water samples from 4 different locations, Lake Merritt in Oakland, Antioch Marina, stormwater runoff near Antioch High, and tap water from Antioch High. Parameters tested were dissolved oxygen, pH, conductivity, temperature, turbidity, and salinity. Interns learned how to conduct WQ testing and what each parameter indicates and how it can affect species. As well as differences in salinity in Bay Water closer to the Pacific Ocean. Interns first hypothesized what they believed the pH and dissolved oxygen levels would be in each sample, after...

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