We are pleased to welcome our new Development Director, Marcia Slackman, who joined Save Mount Diablo in mid-June. Marcia has been working with donors serving animal protection and wildlife conservation issues for over 25 years. Working closely with supporters on wildlife conservation issues continues to be a joy and a privilege for Marcia. She has [...]
â€śDonâ€™t gain the world and lose your soul; wisdom is better than silver or gold.â€ť -Bob Marley Photo by Meredith Hendricks
â€śTell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?â€ť -Mary Oliver / Image Credit: Al Johnson
Spring is a universal time for action that beckons us to head outdoors, begin new projects, steward and restore our surroundings and seek changes for the better. To this end, Save Mount Diablo's 64th issue of our biannual newsletter,Â Diablo Watch, focuses on the theme of "Advocacy in Action"â€”and tells the story of how we are rolling up our sleeves, getting our hands dirty, reaching out to encourage conservation by connecting with our local community (especially youth), hitting the pavement and engaging in grassroots advocacy to defend this special place we call homeâ€”Diablo's wild lands.
Watch the following video clip from A Vision for Mount Diablo (a segment featuring SMD in a recent episode of "OpenRoad with Doug McConnell" which aired on NBC Bay Area this past Earth Day.) Follow along as Save Mount Diablo's Executive Director Ted Clement and Seth Adams, Land Conservation Director, take a tour of Marsh Creek State Park, and discuss why voting YES on Prop 68 is so important.
A special message on California's Prop 68 from Doug McConnell, TV Journalist and Environmental Activist: ON TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 2018, Californians will have a chance to protect California's most precious natural resources. VOTE YES on Proposition 68, the Clean Water and Safe Parks Act. Spread the word and remember to get out and vote! Your Voice Counts!