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Sell outdoor gear, save the wild

Calling all adventurers.

If you enjoy hiking, climbing, skiing, kayaking, camping and other outdoor adrenaline rushes but have a lot of old gear sitting around, now's your chance to sell it and protect the natural environment.

The popular auction site eBay is celebrating Earth Month by giving a portion of proceeds from outdoor gear to the Sierra Club to help maintain wild spaces. When uploading images of your gear, you can choose a percentage of the profit that you want to donate.

Now through Saturday, April 13, eBay will match the donations up to $25,000.

The trade and re-use program is designed to facilitate people who like to try their hand at different hobbies.

For more, visit: givingworks.ebay.com/charity-auctions/charity/the-sierra-club-foundation/57409/

The Sierra Club is also sponsoring an Earth Month photo contest, "Get Out," which runs through April 22. The grand prize is a trip to the Grand Canyon, including airfare and car rental.

Enter here: content.sierraclub.org/earthday/photocontest

Julia Rogers can be reached at 503-546-5137 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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