November and December have been incredibly busy and successful months. So many smart students from all of our participating schools! Seventh graders from MTM took a field trip to the Torrey Pines Reserve to learn about native habitats and … Continued
Heeeelllllllllooooooo everyone! Alex here, checking in from EarthLab! Not many interesting things happened at EarthLab this month but still managed to find a few things to share with you all. So, let’s jump right into it…………. I can’t quite … Continued
Below are photos of our freshly groomed EarthLab, the groups that helped clean it, and the wildlife that will benefit from it! Enjoy. What a hot few days we have had here at EarthLab! Been sweating a bit, … Continued
San Diego’s first days of school come with a big bonus for students in the Encanto neighborhoods of Southeast San Diego. Over four hundred school children in the Lincoln High School cluster will benefit from a $20,000 grant from … Continued
With the conclusion of the UCSD Blum Summer Field Internship, the UC-Wide students came to deliver a presentation on the strengths of the Outdoor Summer Learning Academy, and their research on our EcoVillage project. This presentation included this video … Continued
Under a grant provided by the US Fish and Wildlife Service, 150 Lincoln Cluster fifth-grade students learned about the value of native plants and healthy habitats in support of area wildlife species. The students participated in the transformation of … Continued
Aquaponics is a centuries-old growing technique that combines the plant growing power of hydroponics (cultivating crops without soil) with aquaculture (raising aquatic animals like fish and shellfish) to create an efficient, looped ecosystem. Simply explained, we have a tank with … Continued
Hope you all enjoyed your weekend! It was a hot one, but the plants at the EarthLab Farm are shining in their full glory. These giant sunflowers could brighten anyone’s day! Here’s wishing you a good week ahead.