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Ventana Wilderness Alliance's Wild and Scenic Film Festival Begins September 20

Makers4Good is a proud sponsor of the Ventana Wilderness Alliance, and their Wild and Scenic Film Festival!

Founded in 1998, the Ventana Wilderness Alliance is dedicated to protecting the wildlands of California's northern Santa Lucia mountain range. VWA is composed of people from all walks of life who share a love of Wilderness and a goal to ensure it remains wild in perpetuity.

Join the Ventana Wilderness Alliance at the Del Mar Theatre in Santa Cruz on September 20th, or the Golden State Theatre ...

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Night Hikes and Meteors with HELIO and Sonoma County Regional Parks

Makers4Good is a proud sponsor of the Sonoma County Regional Parks “Star Gazing & Meteor Shower Social”: a potluck-style event bringing community members together to enjoy the meteor shower and planets with Sonoma County Regional Park Staff. The event was designed to have community members enjoy treats and meet one another while enjoying the splendors of our natural environment.

Makers4Good donated a case of HELIO light-weight solar lights, perfect for the kids in attendance to use while night-hiking with the rangers during this educational and fun ...

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Makers4Good Welcomes Its Newest Nonprofit Partner, Bear Yuba Land Trust

Makers4Good is pleased to announce its newest non-profit partner, Bear Yuba Land Trust. BYLT is a private, membership-supported organization that works to promote voluntary conservation of the Sierra Nevada’s natural, historical and agricultural legacy.

For more than 27 years, BYLT has been a conservation leader, saving more than 12,000 acres of forests, oak woodlands, meadows, riparian habitat, farms and ranches.

The Bear Yuba Land Trust team is made up of a small staff and board, hundreds of devoted members, volunteers, and community sponsors ...

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HELIO and American Solar Energy Society: Tiny Watts, Big Impact!

Our non-profit partner American Solar Energy Society is launching an exciting new web-based platform to create a nationwide community of “tiny watts”--very small applications of solar PV and solar thermal--because even small applications add up in a big way!

Think solar backpacks and suitcases for charging cell phones and laptops, solar lights such as our very own HELIO, solar cookers, low-tech solar water heaters, food dryers and much more. These technologies are affordable and available to everyone, everywhere.

Tiny Watts will aim to enroll ...

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Backbeater Musical Tempo Monitoring System Now on Kickstarter!

We are excited to announce the launch of our latest Kickstarter project: Backbeater! Backbeater is the best and most affordable tempo monitoring system for drummers. Attach our Backbeater sensor to your snare drum, open our app on your smartphone (iOS version available now, Android version coming as part of the campaign), and start playing. Backbeater will help you play a consistent, steady beat--every time.

Over at makers4good.com, we have been bringing Backbeater to drummers for several years. Now we have an all-new sensor design ...

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