On May 13 and 14, we hosted our first Two Days Diablo mountain-biking event. Throughout the weekend, 12 participants left civilization behind to journey through uninterrupted wilderness. The first day…Read More
Save Mount Diablo’s communications include our magazine, Diablo Watch; annual reports; blog posts; press releases; videos; Audible Mount Diablo guides; and email newsletters. Use the tabs below to browse through the various sections, or click on the quick links to go directly to the page categories.
Looking to spend your afternoon on a picturesque trail surrounded by glittering waterfalls and panoramic vistas? Check out Donner Canyon, the Falls Trail, and the Donner Creek loop at Mount…Read More
In partnership with the California Native Plant Society, this year’s BioBlitz continued our focus on the SCU Lightning Complex and Deer Zone Fire sites. Our volunteers cataloged a large assortment…Read More
Broadcasted on NBC Bay Area — April 28, 2019
One powerful way to address climate change and reduce carbon in the atmosphere is through effective stewardship and restoration of the land. (In fact, the UN recognizes land use and management as the one of the top three best strategies for addressing climate change.) As part of our restoration efforts, we invite you to help us plant 10,000 trees and plants!
Audible Mount Diablo is an invitation to adventure. Its free multimedia tours combine lively interviews and music with the rush of wind and the chirps, howls, and growls of wildlife. Naturalists heighten visitors’ appreciation of the sights and sounds at each stop, tell tales of the mountain’s past, and suggest what to look for around the next bend. Photographs pop up to help identify plants and animals. Perfect to prepare for your first—or your 100th—trip up the mountain.
Why is this 3,849-foot mountain so central to California’s natural and cultural history? Discover the lore and legends of Mount Diablo State Park and surrounding wildlands. Perfect for your first (or 100th) drive up the mountain! Sponsored by Save Mount Diablo and the California State Parks Foundation. First published in 2010. Revised in 2017.
Featuring Seth Adams, Gary Bogue, Ken Lavin, Mike Moran, and Beverly Ortiz, with Carl Magruder as William Brewer.Watch the Series
Welcome to this 16-part tour of Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve. In the late 1800s, these hills bustled with industry. There were some 900 miners—some as young as eight years old—and miles and miles of underground tunnels. It was the largest coal mining operation in California history. And nature largely has restored itself here to spectacular beauty and ecological health. Black Diamond Mines has so many different stories—cultural, resource. But what it really is is a story about ecological restoration.Watch the Series