Pinole Valley High School

February 1, 2019

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Pinole interns made a visit to Point Pinole Regional Shoreline last month and helped park rangers with their restoration efforts to maintain the park’s marshland. Marsh wetlands serve many ecological purposes and they are duly important as our first line of defense against rising sea tides. After a short hike down Cook’s Point trail, we arrived at Whittel Marsh. Here interns put their strength to the test...

January 7, 2019

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For over a month, Pinole Earth Team has been excited to begin installation of a native plant garden adjacent to Pinole Creek. We spent one Saturday morning this Fall planting 15 new native plants including California White Sage, California Sagebrush, Yarrow, and Deergrass. Native plants such as these are important for a variety of bee, bird, and butterfly populations.

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For several interns, it was their first time gardening and they all expressed how much fun they had that morning. While some planted, others worked on equally...

November 26, 2018

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Emma Lubinger. Hi, my name is Emma and I’m a senior at Pinole Valley High School. I’m really excited to work with Earth Team because I love being outside. Earth Team is a great way for me to get out more while giving back to my community. In my free time, I love to write poetry, make short films, and hang out...

October 31, 2018

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HOW ARE YOU DOING! This is just one of the fourteen rad Earth Team members here at Pinole Valley High School. Together as a team, I BELIEVE we can make a difference! Earth Team has helped me open my eyes to what is really going on with our environment. It has helped me become an overall better person. Making new friends and meeting new people is great,...