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Fire, Drought, Rain and Hope

Three Wild Years in the Diablo Range

With the help of ranchers, scientists, and land managers, Fire, Drought, Rain and Hope explores life in California’s inland Coast Range after the huge fires of 2020. It ventures into places off the beaten track for most Bay Area residents, yet deeply connected to places they already love.

Pearl Harbor Survivor Earl "Chuck" Kohler Describes Pearl Harbor Day at Beacon Lighting Ceremony

Listen to Pearl Harbor Survivor Earl "Chuck Kohler" as he describes the events he witnessed during the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.

This speech is in honor of our Beacon Lighting Ceremony in honor of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.


Audible Mount Diablo: Guides to the Outdoors

Educational Video Series—Now Available as an Audio/Video Podcast!

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.

Introducing Mount Diablo

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.

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Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve

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.

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Audible Mount Diablo Podcast

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Save Mount Diablo sends out monthly email updates to let you know important announcements on land acquisitions, land use planning and advocacy campaigns, science and research in the Diablo area, recreational activities and events, and more. Sign up today.

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