February 2018 Articles

Audible Mount Diablo’s Newest Video Podcast Guide, “Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve”

WALNUT CREEK, CALIF. — Enthusiastic fans of “Audible Mount Diablo” joined Save Mount Diablo recently at their offices in Walnut Creek for the premiere “green carpet” release of the latest Audible Mount Diablo guide, Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve: the rocks, the boomtowns, and nature’s remarkable recovery. It’s the 13th in a series of hour-long guides to Diablo area parks, each made up of ten to fifteen 3-5 minute segments.

Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve traverses areas of grassland, foothill woodland, chaparral, and more. In the latest guide, viewers will enjoy learning about one of the East Bay’s most storied and beautiful parks while taking in some of Scott Hein’s amazing nature photography (featuring great views of our favorite mountain)!

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In Love… with Mount Diablo

PITTSBURG, CA – In the spirit of Valentine’s Day 2018, Save Mount Diablo (“SMD”) and Pittsburg High School (“PHS”) signed a Conservation Collaboration Agreement on February 6, 2018 to demonstrate their love and gratitude for the beautiful Mount Diablo natural area. The parties to this Agreement are asking Mount Diablo to be their Valentine. “I believe one of the key ways to get the next generation interested in conservation is to provide opportunities for our youth to get outside.” says PHS teacher,­­­ Achilleus Tiu.

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Call for 2018 Mary Bowerman Science & Research Grant Applications

Initiated in 2013 in memoriam of our co-founder Dr. Mary Leo Bowerman, the Mary Bowerman Science and Research Program provides small grants for research projects, especially to students, on Save Mount Diablo’s properties and the network of protected lands in the Mount Diablo region. 

Save Mount Diablo is now accepting 2018 Mary Bowerman Science & Research grant applications. Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to applicants who are conducting studies that will enhance the ecological understanding of the region and inform land management and conservation practices. The deadline for applications is February 28, 2018. 

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