By Valerie Lowe, Program Manager China Camp State Park is home of one of the only remaining shrimping villages in the entire Bay Area! This summer, KIDS for the BAY Summer Campers were lucky enough to attend KIDS for the
By Valerie Lowe, Program Manager “I didn’t know we were going to get to see a kingsnake!” exclaimed eight year old Summer Camp Explorer, Alison, as a spectacularly large snake was carefully placed on the ground in front of her.
After months of dedicated planning, student scientists and biologists glimpse the intricate and complicated relationship between a special ecosystem and the humans taking care of it and take action together to keep it healthy By Gaby Antonova, Development and
Is it worth it to do a neighborhood clean-up in the pouring rain? Storm Drain Rangers at Altamont Creek Elementary School think so! By Haley Thiltgen, Environmental Educator The 2018 rainy season had gotten off to a slow start in
By Gaby Antonova, Development and Communications Manager “I didn’t even know there was a creek here and I come here all the time!” exclaimed Anastasia, a fifth grade student from Ford Elementary School in Richmond. Anastasia and her class visited Wildcat
Thirty-five percent of households in the United States are gardening and growing produce at home, the highest level in over a decade!Gardening not only provides an inexpensive source of fresh produce, physical exercise and a reduction in stress and other
By Cynthia DeLeon, Program Manager Scientific studies estimate that 60-80% of marine debris is plastic! There are currently 46,000 pieces of plastic floating in every square mile of our oceans. Plastic never disappears; it breaks down into smaller and smaller pieces
Written by Joanna Hoffman, Program Manager University of California, Berkeley undergraduate interns helped make the KIDS for the BAY Strawberry Watershed Action Program a success for two years in a row! In the 2016-17 school year, UC Berkeley sophomores Rachel