“Introducing Mount Diablo” New Podcast Features the East Bay’s Highest Peak CONTRA COSTA COUNTY – Why is Mount Diablo so central to California’s natural and human history? Discover the lore…Read More
Articles by Laura Kindsvater
Save Mount Diablo’s 2017 BioBlitz brought together 35 scientists to catalog species during a 24-hour survey on Marsh Creek State Historic Park and Marsh Creek Reservoir. With their collective expertise, the group provided an ecological snapshot of the Marsh Creek State Historic Park and Marsh Creek Reservoir for CA State Parks and Contra Costa County Flood Control District staff. Participants explored rolling grasslands, creek channels, and the perimeter of the reservoir, logging plants and wildlife from the insect to the avian. Save Mount Diablo hosts annual Bioblitz events to better understand and protect the biodiversity of the Diablo Range.
Over the course of her numerous bushwhacking and scree surfing botanical expeditions as a graduate student in the late 1930’s, SMD’s co-founder Dr. Mary Bowerman recognized the importance of preserving…Read More
Deborah brings with her over 15 years of experience fundraising to protect special places in the San Francisco Bay Area. Previously she directed the Institutional Giving program at Save the…Read More