San Lorenzo High School

November 4, 2015

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With this year’s focus on Marine Debris, we decided to reflect on some of the successes and challenges of the internship. Here are what some interns have to say about their experiences as an EarthTeam intern:

“The internship has been an amazing experience so far. I’ve met some really dope people and I’ve had a chance to educate myself about my environment while contributing to it at the same time. I’m excited for the events that have been planned like the Oyster Bay restoration and...

November 3, 2015

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“We have completed many litter assessments in Semester 1. We first split into groups, got gloves, trash bags, litter pickers, and data cards and went to different areas to record our findings. First we started on campus and then branching out to San Lorenzo River next to our school. We would split up into groups along the main streets next to the San Lorenzo River and then meet up at Meek Park to discuss our findings. We used the data we collected on campus and off campus to create...

October 27, 2015
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Finding a medium sized stinkwort plant

The weed warriors event was held last sunday to try to help some of the endangered species that are being affected by the overgrowth of weeds such as Stinkwort and Ice Plant. These plants are taking over habitat, causing harm to the Pickleweed plant and the Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse mice who eat from it.

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High turnout of volunteers clearing our hundreds
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October 20, 2015

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Last year our main focus was targeting litter on our campus, we collected data and found that Apple & Eve juice boxes was the number   one source of litter on our campus. Then We made a petition asking Apple & Eve to change their packaging. 

We started the petition by brainstorming ideas to stop or change the littering on our campus. Throughout last year we worked our hardest to make a difference we achieved to get signatures from 6,859 throughout the world. Our school is not the only...