March 2, 2018

IMG_2570Continuing their work at the Antioch Dunes, local Earth Team interns returned to the National Wildlife Refuge to continue restoring habitat.

On this particular afternoon, the interns split into three groups to accomplish three different restoration objectives. One team took on the task of cleaning up and tracking litter that had washed up onto the beach during high tide using the Marine Debris Tracker app. ...

March 2, 2018

IMG_2584On February 10th, Skyline Earth Team brought their first semester project to a close with a community outreach day at Dimond Park! The grassy area by Scout Hut was a perfect place for the team to set up their educational materials and their trivia game, which drew participants from all ages.  Oakland Tech Earth Team joined the party to lead a litter clean-up throughout Dimond Park and nearby Dimond Canyon trails.

This community outreach day gave Skyline Earth Team the opportunity to share all that they learned from the previous months full of surveys,...

January 19, 2018

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Skyline Interns and LPS Oakland Interns teach peers about the history of tidal marshes in the Bay Area. 

The Saturday after returning from winter break, Skyline Earth Team partnered with interns from LPS Oakland and Save the Bay to complete education and restoration work at the Martin Luther King Shoreline.  The team of interns learned about the history of the bay area, including historic reach of tidal marshes, development patterns, and current and future restoration efforts focusing on salt ponds.  Here are some of the things the interns had to say!

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December 21, 2017

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Skyline High Earth Team wrapped up the semester nicely with a successful, but windy, weekend event with the Oakland LPS Team

The group of young leaders spent their final weekend event at a training event at the Martin Luther King Shoreline, during which Skyline students trained Oakland LPS students how to test water and Oakland LPS students lead a training on shoreline litter assessments.

Students enjoyed partnering together, despite the extremely windy conditions that made the project a little challenging!  The difficult conditions built a strong partnership between the schools, and...

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