Pinole Valley High School

January 7, 2019

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For over a month, Pinole Earth Team has been excited to begin installation of a native plant garden adjacent to Pinole Creek. We spent one Saturday morning this Fall planting 15 new native plants including California White Sage, California Sagebrush, Yarrow, and Deergrass. Native plants such as these are important for a variety of bee, bird, and butterfly populations.

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For several interns, it was their first time gardening and they all expressed how much fun they had that morning. While some planted, others worked on equally...

November 26, 2018

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Emma Lubinger. Hi, my name is Emma and I’m a senior at Pinole Valley High School. I’m really excited to work with Earth Team because I love being outside. Earth Team is a great way for me to get out more while giving back to my community. In my free time, I love to write poetry, make short films, and hang out...

October 31, 2018

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HOW ARE YOU DOING! This is just one of the fourteen rad Earth Team members here at Pinole Valley High School. Together as a team, I BELIEVE we can make a difference! Earth Team has helped me open my eyes to what is really going on with our environment. It has helped me become an overall better person. Making new friends and meeting new people is great,...

October 31, 2018
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Joey, Tricia, Emma, and Norma learning about projects happening at the Contra Costa Flood Control District

This month, Earth Team interns at Pinole Valley High School attended “Creek Invaders,” an event hosted by the Walnut Creek Watershed Council at Diablo Valley College where they learned about the impact of invasive species in our local creeks. Interns had the opportunity...