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Save Mount Diablo Protects Almost 154 Critical Open Space Acres on Mount Diablo

In December 2019, Save Mount Diablo and the Concord Mt. Diablo Trail Ride Association (CMDTRA) signed a two-year option agreement, giving Save Mount Diablo time to raise over $1.04 million to permanently protect almost 154 acres of open space on Mount Diablo’s North Peak with a conservation easement. Save Mount Diablo raised the necessary funds. And on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, the parties closed escrow, with Save Mount Diablo successfully purchasing the conservation easement and thereby forever protecting this highly strategic land.

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Half a Century of Preserving Land: Save Mount Diablo’s 50th Anniversary

Save Mount Diablo’s 50th anniversary is on December 7, 2021. We will be celebrating this very special anniversary from December 7, 2021 to December 7, 2022, with memorable events and activities throughout the year.

We’ll offer 50th anniversary hikes and outings, and we’ll invite our communities to a fabulous 50th anniversary celebration in September of 2022. Our 50th anniversary logo is based on one of Save Mount Diablo’s earliest artistic renderings from the early 1970s; it captures the spirit of the time, and honors the past while inspiring the future.

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Save Mount Diablo’s Annual Report: 2020-2021

Our hearts sing out gratitude to all of you who helped us successfully protect more of the precious remaining natural places of the Mount Diablo area and connect our community to them this past fiscal year. Save Mount Diablo has changed from a calendar year to an April 1st–March 31st fiscal year-end. Therefore, this information is for April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021. *Numbers are based on unaudited April 1, 2020–March 31, 2021 financials. Read the Letter from our Executive Director and enjoy learning more about our work as you browse through our accomplishments over the past 12 months.

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