Hiking : Biking : Running : Painting : Photography : Dance : Volunteering and lot more
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This meetup group is dedicated to explore your neighborhood, take short breaks, relax and enjoy. 'Travel Backyard' shares simple yet interesting things to do right from your backyard, garage, rooftops, parking lots or nearby places with old friends and also make new friends!
Our main focus is adventure sports, personal challenge and individual effort. Adventure sports are often organized in wilderness or non-urban setting. Outdoor events include, but not limited to hiking, dancing, yoga, running, river rafting, parachuting, trekking, backpacking, biking, hang-gliding, skydiving, bungee jumping, rock climbing, kayaking, camping. Attendees understand that during their participation in any events they may be exposed to a variety of hazards and risks, foreseen or unforeseen, which are inherent in each event and cannot be eliminated without destroying the unique character of the event.
Our vision is to spark interest in nature and community among all citizens.
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Our mission is to facilitate the development of sustainable environmental ecosystems using innovative solutions, promote awareness of flora and fauna of nature in the neighborhood, and provide multi-cultural activities to increase engagement for the residents of the San Francisco Bay Area. We build water harvesting devices that will aid birds and wild animals in open spaces. The collected water will help grow California-native drought-resistant plants. Water harvesting installations also have the potential to avert forest fires in summer. The water stored in tanks around the water harvesters can be used, should a fire occur. During excessive rains, the installations will reduce soil erosion by encouraging the growth of perennial plants and thus providing a protective cover on the topsoil. With worsening drought conditions resulting in an increase in forest fires in California, our sustainable technology will contribute significantly to protecting the environment.