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Environmental Traveling Companions

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Environmental Traveling Companions (ETC) brings outdoor adventures to people with special needs. Every year over 2,000 people of all abilities raft whitewater rivers, ski across alpine meadows, sea kayak the waters of the Golden Gate, and sleep beneath the open sky.

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Opening the Door to Nature for People with Disabilities

October 01, 2006 by Bonnie Lewkowicz

Losing your eyesight or the use of your legs doesn’t mean you lose your desire, or ability, to explore the natural world. Until recently, opportunities for people with disabilities to do so were few and far between. Fortunately, local activists have been knocking down these barriers, creating more opportunities for access, such as kayaking on the Bay, hiking in the hills, and cycling along the shore.

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