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November 15, 2017

IMG_0646In mid October, San Lorenzo High interns joined Oakland Tech and Antioch High at the Brower Awards ceremony in San Francisco. This annual event highlights the work of youth around the country who have achieved many great things while working on a variety of environmental projects. Our interns listened to the winners give speeches and were inspired by many of the projects. Here is what one...

November 13, 2017

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October 31, 2017 was a nice change of pace for the Interns at LPS Oakland who have been working the past two weeks to complete educational flyers and brochures that they will distribute to the Downtown Oakland Community. 

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The students watched a short video on the principles of the 3 R’s, reduce, reuse, recycle, and then in groups made lists of the top three litter items produced on Halloween and ways to either reduce their consumption or to reuse them.  They then, on their own, used waste materials to create...

November 13, 2017

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On November 4, 2017 Alhambra’s Earth Team rallied up the troops early on a Saturday Morning (their homecoming) to come lend a helping hand to Richmond’s Earth Team at Wanlass Park.  23414652_10211112639228948_1866906492_nWhat a hard working group they proved to be!  23318589_10211112637068894_39924328_nRichmond led the way, this not being their first rodeo, teaching Alhambra the tricks to the trade of tree planting.  Interns were charged with digging 1′ x 3′ holes in extremely uncooperative soil that they used to plant...

November 8, 2017

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On October 21, RHS interns participated in their first tree planting event of the school year. This tree planting project at Wanlass Park in San Pablo is Richmond High’s main project of the year and is funded by RELEAF and supported by the City of San Pablo. The purpose of this project is to create an educational urban forest where the surrounding community can come enjoy nature and learn about trees and the benefits of urban forestry. The project is designed specifically to give disadvantaged communities access to green spaces in addition...

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