Antioch High School

June 6, 2018

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The year has come to an end! This year Antioch Earth Team met 42 times, completing over 120 hours of education and training. Meetings including 22 class visits, 17 field visits, and a public event that they hosted! Together, we reached over 334 community members and classmates.  The team planted 295 native plants, administered 30 water quality tests, and removed 8,300 square feet of invasive species!

The highlights of our project were..

  • Freshman Field Trip to the Antioch Dunes: Interns, in partnership with US Fish and Wildlife Service professionals, lead a day
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June 6, 2018

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For their last two field visits of the year, Antioch Earth Team headed out to the Antioch Dunes for a last push of restoration efforts before butterflies begin appearing in late August.  On one day, interns assisted Louis Terrazas in planting around 80 Antioch Dunes Evening Primroses in a site that had been cleared of invasive vegetation.

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May 7, 2018

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E: We live in an ecosystem, and its easy to destroy it and use its resources.  

A: We advocate for the environment by hosting Earth Day events and being the change we want to see in the world.

R: We are Earth Team and we represent Antioch, we represent youth, we represent...

May 7, 2018

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After the Earth Day event at the Upper Sand Creek Basin planned and lead by Antioch Earth Team, several interns took some time to step into the shoes of volunteers and consider what they might have been noticing and thinking about on Earth Day 2018.

 

“For this Earth Day I decided to be more progressive.  I heard about an Earth Day event being held next to Deer Valley High by...