Richmond High School Urban Forestry

October 8, 2018

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If an adjective had to be chosen to describe the aura of this year’s Richmond ET interns, bets would be placed on mettlesome – fiery and full of spirt. Fiery in the sense of the burning sensation that is their conscious, as can be seen through their excitement. Full of spirit from how they refuse to not understand the issues their community faces. In this meeting’s...

September 27, 2018

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This was only the second meeting for the Richmond High School (RHS) Earth Team interns and they are already hitting the ground running! This was first meeting after the Coastal Cleanup Day, and they reflected on how much litter they collected. All interns communicated and were in consensus that more should be done regarding litter, and that 3rd meeting was their lucky day!

These intelligent interns...

September 25, 2018

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Earth Team is back at Richmond High School for another year of hard work and fun! Mina Nada, Project Coordinator and Richmond H.S. project lead, presented to 4 classes reaching about 484 students for this years program. After receiving over 26 applications we narrowed it down to 14 amazing interns!

Our team spent our first meeting getting to know one another, participating...

April 11, 2018

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If you have ever been to the U.C. Berkeley Botanical Gardens, you would probably know that they span over 30 acres of land and house over 10,000 types of plants. Opened in 1890, this facility has supported teaching, research, and conservation in relation to plant biology and diversity. Our team from Richmond High had the chance to visit this vast garden earlier this week and they were amazed at the huge variety of flora.

Upon the team’s arrival, they were split into two groups, each of which was given a docent led “tree tour”...