Alameda High School

March 30, 2017

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On Saturday March 18th, 2017, EarthTeam interns from multiple schools participated in the 2017 Litter March to raise awareness about littering in their communities. Students advocated for no littering by designing posters that were carried during the march. Volunteers walked for two miles starting at Josie de la Cruz Park in Oakland and picked up trash along the way.

We should be more considerate about where we throw our trash because littering can damage our local terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, potentially harming the wildlife within them. One of our main goals is...

March 10, 2017

***Student Blog***

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On Earth Day, April 22nd, Alameda Earth Team is hosting a tree planting event at Washington Park from 10am-3pm. This event is tied into the Alameda Park Districts Earth Day events. Through Earth Teams involvement in the Alameda Park Districts activities we hope to showcase Earth Teams platform to the community and especially younger children...

February 13, 2017

Alameda Earth Team continues to work with East Bay Regional Park Staff (EBRPD) staff to help restore parks in their local community. For the last month interns have beeimg_6853n working rain or shine on Thursdays at Crown Memorial Beach helping EBRPD staff member, Ross Mitchell, turn the entrance into a drought tolerant native plant garden that will attract native pollinators and birds. It will help bring additional natural...

January 20, 2017

 

IMG_3014.jpgAlameda Earth Team will now be spending their Thursday after school time helping to restore Crown Memorial Beach with the East Bay Regional Park District. Interns will be working with EBRPD staff member Ross Mitchell to remove invasive species from various locations around Crown Memorial Beach and planting native species. These native species will provide habitat for native birds and other species, helping make Crown Memorial Beach the ultimate birding location.

Interns are...