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Carol Lane

An interview with Volunteer of the Month (November 2017): Carol Lane – Trail Dogs Volunteer, Property Steward, Hike Leader, IPM team and special events volunteer. Conducted by Save Mount Diablo’s Stewardship & Outreach Associate, Roxana Lucero.

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Craig Conlon

An interview with Volunteer of the Month (October 2017): Craig Conlon – Co-property Steward of Marsh Creek 6, regular DiRT volunteer. Conducted by Save Mount Diablo’s Stewardship & Outreach Associate, Roxana Lucero.

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Jim Felton

An interview with Volunteer of the Month (September 2017): Jim Felton – Board member, Property Steward, and fundraising volunteer. Conducted by Save Mount Diablo’s Stewardship & Outreach Associate, Roxana Lucero.

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Bioblitz Results 2017 | Marsh Creek State Historic Park and Marsh Creek Reservoir

Summary –
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.

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Brad Heckman

An interview with Volunteer of the Month (March 2017): Brad Heckman – Property Steward (Galvin Ranch, 2009-2012 and Viera North Peak, 2012-present). Conducted by Save Mount Diablo’s Stewardship & Outreach Associate, Roxana Lucero.

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