February 23, 2018

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On January 30, 2018 the dedicated interns of LPS Oakland headed to their second field site along Peralta Creek.  These green leaders devised a plan to test several locations along the creek from the upper head waters to the lowest drainage point, to assess how litter density changes as the creek moves downstream and through the city of Oakland.  Peralta Hacienda Historical Park serves as the teams mid-creek site location.

Masters now of...

February 9, 2018

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On February 8, 2018 Alhambra High Earth Team gathered back in the classroom to collaborate and set goals and actions for the months to come.  The team has been tasked with raising awareness about the effects of litter in the Rumrill Blvd communities of Richmond and San Pablo, raising awareness about the effects of litter on their own campus, and reducing the amount litter found on Rumrill Blvd.  To date Interns have removed...

February 9, 2018

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On February 8, 2018 Alhambra High Earth Team gathered back in the classroom to collaborate and set goals and actions for the months to come.  The team has been tasked with raising awareness about the effects of litter in the Rumrill Blvd communities of Richmond and San Pablo, raising awareness about the effects of litter on their own campus, and reducing the amount litter found on Rumrill Blvd.  To date Interns have removed...

January 29, 2018

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On January 16, 2018,  City of Oakland’s Environmental Stewardship Analyst Jennifer Stern and Watershed Program Specialist Ben Livsey joined LPS Oaklands Earth Team to speak about the many waste projects the city is leading.  Interns learned about the multiple ways waste enters our waterways and the efforts the city is making to reduce this occurrence- including but not limited to plastic bag bans, styrofoam bans, the legal prosecution of illegal dumpers, and many litter removal programs.

The city has also developed a program called “Adopt a Spot” whereby any citizen can adopt...

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