November 19, 2015

dow circle

This month EarthTeam students visited the Dow Wetlands to learn about the volunteer efforts at the site to preserve some of California’s last remaining wetlands. In addition to their usual litter pick up, EarthTeam students were lead on a nature walk to learn how to identify some of the more common plants and animals in the region. Here are some reflections from the interns themselves!

 

“Our last field outing was to the Dow Wetlands.  We picked up 11 pounds of trash! Even though it was hard to pick up that much...

November 4, 2015

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With this year’s focus on Marine Debris, we decided to reflect on some of the successes and challenges of the internship. Here are what some interns have to say about their experiences as an EarthTeam intern:

“The internship has been an amazing experience so far. I’ve met some really dope people and I’ve had a chance to educate myself about my environment while contributing to it at the same time. I’m excited for the events that have been planned like the Oyster Bay restoration and...

October 27, 2015
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Finding a medium sized stinkwort plant

The weed warriors event was held last sunday to try to help some of the endangered species that are being affected by the overgrowth of weeds such as Stinkwort and Ice Plant. These plants are taking over habitat, causing harm to the Pickleweed plant and the Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse mice who eat from it.

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High turnout of volunteers clearing our hundreds
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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...

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