Carquinez Strait Regional Shoreline Hike

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Antioch and Pinole Valley High Earth Team interns at Carquinez Strait Regional Shoreline.

Earth Team interns came together and conquered a challenging hike at Carquinez Strait Regional Shoreline in Martinez on October 15th. The hike was moderate, roughly 3 miles round trip, with an intensive uphill trek in the beginning. Antioch High and Pinole Valley High interns pushed one another to successfully complete the hike.

The natural beauty was simply stunning at the Regional Shoreline, with clear views, and crisp air. Interns were reward stunning views of Suisun Bay, and the Carquinez Strait, after pushing themselves up a steep incline. For many interns, it was their first hike ever, and had challenged them immensely. Overall, it was a positive experience filled with laughter, and encouragement.

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Earth Team interns defeating the uphill portion.

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“The hike made me feel good because I actually got to get out of Antioch and look at other city’s environments” -Taniya Rana

“My favorite part was seeing the landscape” -Vania Huaranga

“My favorite part of the hike was the scenery and being in nature” -Deserai Chon

“Hiking made me feel tired but inspired” -Jaden Waters

 

Antioch High Watershed Warriors

 

 

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SF Bay Delta Watershed

 

Earth Team interns from Antioch High have officially began their internship! The first two meetings were spent their first learning all about the San Francisco Bay Delta Watershed. Their mission this year is help restore and protect this vibrant watershed.

The SF Bay Delta Watershed has suffered many environmental impacts such as the abundance of invasive species, immense habitat degradation, and poor water quality. The Antioch Earth Team this year hopes to help the watershed thrive once more. Interns were shocked to learn that their local watershed provides drinking water for over 20 million Californians! This provided them with even more incentive to devote much of their internship to improving the SF Bay Delta Watershed. Interns will be working with Friends of Marsh Creek and the Big Break Shoreline to restore aquatic habitats throughout Antioch.