Our hearts sing out gratitude to all of you who helped us successfully protect more of the precious remaining natural places of the Mount Diablo area and connect our community to them this past fiscal year. Save Mount Diablo changed from a calendar year to an April 1st-March 31st fiscal year-end. Therefore, this information is for the transitional 15-month budget cycle between January 1, 2018 through March 31, 2019. *Numbers are based on unaudited January 1, 2018-March 31, 2019 financials. Read the Letter from our Executive Director and enjoy learning more about our work as you browse through our accomplishments over the past 15 months.
In 2019, Save Mount Diabloâ€™s Annual BioBlitz was held from Friday, May 3 to Saturday, May 4 at Save Mount Diabloâ€™s own Mangini Ranch and the City of Walnut Creekâ€™s Lime Ridge Open Space. There were 36 scientists and researchers at the event. In total, 349 species were found: two amphibian species, five arachnid species, 76 bird species, one chilopoda species, two fungal species, 156 insect species, six mammal species, 96 plant species, and five reptile species.
Here's an overview of some of the stewardship activities we were up to during the month of June. Volunteers Polish Off Fire Abatement at Big Bend At our June 6 stewardship workday, a small but productive group of people finished up the mowing at Marsh Creek 8. We needed to complete fire abatement along the driveway as is required by the county. Thanks, stewardship volunteers, for braving the heat and getting it all done! Save Mount Diablo Honors the East [...]