Antioch High School

November 24, 2015

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What do EarthTeam Interns do when they can’t decide on the best project for their campus? They choose two! This year our new interns at Antioch High School have decided to use both an educational and systematic shift on their campus to reduce the litter often seen at their school. Students will be doing a campus wide educational campaign to help their peers understand the effects of Marine Debris in our waterways. Students did not stop there though, they all agreed that they wanted to do more. After...

November 19, 2015

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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...

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...

October 12, 2015

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EarthTeam’s Antioch High interns have been working hard the past couple of weeks to complete their data training. Our interns have now been trained on how to collect data, compile data and analyze data collected from their campus all while having fun! We can’t wait to see how students will use their new skills to address marine debris in their communities! Below are some pictures and intern’s reflections on the experience.

“Since joining EarthTeam I have learned so many new things one of the most valuable things I think...