San Lorenzo High School

January 17, 2018

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Unsurprisingly, our Earth Team interns love to get outside and enjoy nature! Read below to learn more.

*STUDENT BLOG*

On Saturday morning in December, I led a hike with my sister Aubury and our [hiking] club adviser Ms. Krist.

It took place on the northeast side of Lake Chabot, in the surrounding hills. The weather was perfect, the sun peeked out from behind the clouds and there was a nice breeze to keep us cool. About 10 people came on the hike, including myself, Aubury, and Tony, from Earth team, as well...

January 17, 2018

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On a surprisingly gorgeous December morning, the San Lorenzo Earth Team interns were back at Oyster Bay to continue their restoration work.

Last time, the team focused primarily on invasive species removal. This time they did the complete opposite – they planted native plant species!

The day was led once again by Pamela Beitz of East Bay Regional Parks (thanks Pam!). She showed the team all the steps necessary to plant our plants of the day. First, the planting sites needed to be cleared of duff and other...

November 29, 2017

FullSizeRenderSkyline Earth Team and San Lorenzo Earth Team joined forces to help make Oyster Bay Regional Park a more beautiful place! The two teams of environmental leaders worked under the direction of Pamela Beitz of East Bay Regional Parks.  She taught the team how to identify Stinkwort and Pampas Grass, and how to effectively remove both invasive species from the restoration area.

The interns focused...

November 27, 2017

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Oyster Bay Regional Shoreline – what once was a landfill is now a regional park in development. The weekend before Thanksgiving, our teams from San Lorenzo High School and Skyline High School joined forces to help the restoration effort at this beautiful and lesser known shoreline location at the end of Williams St. in San Leandro.

Because the park area used to be a landfill, many steps...