The Intern will organize and implement ten summer and fall creek clean-ups in Goleta near UCSB. This is an opportunity to learn about local watersheds, ecology, hydrology, land use & environmental impacts. The Intern will also learn about local and state laws related to creek and watershed protection. Working under the supervision of EDC’s Environmental Analyst / Watershed Program Coordinator, the Intern will obtain permits for creek cleanups, organize volunteers for cleanups, report environmental problems to government agencies and track responses, and create a final report summarizing the cleanups, environmental problems discovered, and agency responses. The internship also involves performing administrative duties in the EDC’s law office and provides the opportunity to experience how a non-profit environmental law firm operates. Click for more info!
Fairview Gardens, located in the heart of Goleta, is seeking to provide two internships with stipends for UCSB undergraduate students. Interns will aid in the development of a farm-scale compost tea system as well as maintain our pilot beds for the Santa Barbara Food Bank and educational plots. Field work will be paired with site visits to other farms, guest speakers/workshops, readings, videos and seminars. $375 stipend with a minimum commitment of 50 hours over the course of spring quarter. In addition, interns will keep a journal documenting their experience and learning. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
On Friday, November 13th, Coastal Fund hosted a sunset beach clean-up from 3:30-5:00 pm. We had about 10 student volunteers who joined us and picked up trash on our beaches from Camino Pescadero all the way to Coal Oil Point!
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