San Lorenzo High School

November 15, 2017

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Last week, our SLZ interns made their way to Heron Bay in San Leandro to participate in a litter clean up by the shoreline. We were happy to be led by Amy Evans of the Alameda County Resource Conservation District, who gave us a brief history of the area then helped us pick up litter.

Heron Bay is a housing community and marshland situated...

October 10, 2017

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At the end of September, interns went into action conducting their first of many tree inventories in the unincorporated Alameda County area in a project for the Alameda County Public Works Agency.

Why inventory our trees?  Tree inventory is important because it helps cities gather information about their urban forest. Conducting an inventory helps cities know what species are where, how many of them are...

March 3, 2017

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This past week, San Lorenzo interns welcomed the amazing Prof. Joe McBride into the classroom as they continued there training and preparation for upcoming Tree Inventory with the Alameda Public Works Agency. Prof. McBride has been teaching Forestry classes for over 40 years at UC Berkeley and just recently retired, but that doesn’t stop him from sharing his excellence and experience with our youth!

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February 19, 2017

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*STUDENT BLOG*

On February 7th we took an excursion to Fern Ravine in the Oakland Hills to do some planting and beautification with Friends of Sausal Creek. Friends of Sausal Creek is an organization with the intention to restore, maintain and protect Sausal Creek. They focus on educating the community on the importance of our environment and...