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WALNUT CREEK, CAâ€”According to a new report, The Path Ahead, â€śToday, kids spend less time outside than prison inmates, with the average child playing freely outside for just four to seven minutes a day.â€ť This report, commissioned by the REI Co-op, notes that the average American now spends about 95 percent of their life indoors. It further reports that we are becoming an â€śindoor speciesâ€ť which comes with consequences: â€śOur health and well-being may suffer. And the less we value our outdoor spaces, the less likely we are to protect them.â€ť As the famed English broadcaster and naturalist, Sir David Attenborough, said, â€śNo one will protect what they donâ€™t care about; and no one will care about what they have never experienced.â€ť The findings of this report confirmed Richard Louvâ€™s earlier groundbreaking work and documentation of â€śNature Deficit Disorderâ€ť in our young, wired generations. The Path Ahead makes it clear that the long march indoors is not inevitable, and that we are at a crossroads. To counter this trend and give thanks for the Mount Diablo area this Thanksgiving season Save Mount Diablo (SMD), De La Salle High School (DHS), California State University, East Bay (CSUEB), and sponsor Progressive Asset Management (PAM) recently signed a Conservation Collaboration Agreement.
CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CA â€“ Save Mount Diablo (â€śSMDâ€ť) and Campolindo High School (â€śCHSâ€ť) signed a Conservation Collaboration Agreement on April 16, 2018, to honor and help protect the Mount Diablo natural area in recognition of Earth Day. SMDâ€™s Conservation Collaboration Agreement program is one part of the organizationâ€™s larger Community Conservation initiative, and is built upon the wisdom of Aldo Leopoldâ€™s â€śLand Ethic,â€ť the proven power of solos in nature, and the recognition that we must all do more than just business as usual to help address the widely documented â€śNature Deficit Disorderâ€ť in our modern, wired society. “The Campolindo Science Department is passionate about providing our students with outdoor education and stewardship opportunities that connect them with the natural world. We are thrilled to be working with Save Mount Diablo, as they are providing our students with both, as well as providing excellent role models who are acting locally to protect land on behalf of people, and on behalf of wildlife. There is much bad news when studying environmental science – it is very encouraging and empowering for our students to engage with an organization that is accomplishing so much in terms of land conservancy and habitat restoration,” said CHS Teacher Jane Kelson.
In celebration ofÂ Land Conservation DirectorÂ Seth Adam’sÂ 30th anniversaryÂ with Save Mount Diablo, a ceremony will be held on Thursday, March 22nd at the Lesher Center of the Arts in Walnut Creek to commemorate the many milestonesÂ achieved protecting,Â defending and restoringÂ Mount Diablo’s irreplaceable wild lands during Sethâ€™s storied career, and lookÂ forward to more greatÂ years of conservation.Â
WALNUT CREEK, CALIF. — Enthusiastic fans of â€śAudible Mount Diabloâ€ť joined Save Mount Diablo recently at their offices in Walnut CreekÂ for the premiere â€śgreen carpetâ€ť release of the latest Audible Mount Diablo guide, Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve: the rocks, the boomtowns, and nature’s remarkable recovery. Itâ€™s the 13th in a series of hour-long guides to Diablo area parks, each made up of ten to fifteen 3-5 minute segments. Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve traverses areas of grassland, foothill woodland, chaparral, and more.Â In the latest guide, viewers will enjoy learning about one of the East Bay’s most storied and beautiful parks while taking in some of Scott Heinâ€™s amazing nature photography (featuring great views of our favorite mountain)!
PITTSBURG, CA â€“ In the spirit of Valentineâ€™s Day 2018, Save Mount Diablo (â€śSMDâ€ť) and Pittsburg High School (â€śPHSâ€ť) signed a Conservation Collaboration Agreement on February 6, 2018 to demonstrate their love and gratitude for the beautiful Mount Diablo natural area. The parties to this Agreement are asking Mount Diablo to be their Valentine.Â â€śI believe one of the key ways to get the next generation interested in conservation is to provide opportunities for our youth to get outside.â€ť says PHS teacher,ÂÂÂ Achilleus Tiu.
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â€śAfter years of efforts, and despite being threatened with a County approved 40-lot subdivision plan for forty years, Save Mount Diablo is extremely relieved and pleased to announce that it has successfully acquired and protected the 95-acre Anderson Ranch which is rich in conservation values in the strategic Morgan Territory area. We thank our wonderful supporters and partners for helping us have the ability to complete this deal and with it deliver a holiday gift that will give lasting green returns to our community,â€ť said Ted Clement, Save Mount Diablo Executive Director.
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Thanks in part to a team of renowned botanists contracted by the East Bay Regional Park District to survey wildland vegetation in Eastern Contra Costa County, the endangered wildflower Mount Diablo Buckwheat was identified as thriving at Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve in Antioch, California.