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19 02, 2019

Announcing Audible Mount Diablo’s Newest Video Podcast Season, “Harvest of Fire: A Hiker’s Guide to Mount Diablo Plants”

2019-02-19T12:41:22+00:00February 19th, 2019|Categories: Announcements, Audible Guides, Blog, Featured Content|

WALNUT CREEK, CA—On March 14, an exciting new show on the native wildflowers that bloom after a wildfire on Mount Diablo will be premiered at a special screening event at Save Mount Diablo’s headquarters in Walnut Creek, followed by a public digital release on March 21.  The show, a video podcast featuring a series of guides, explains the mountain’s spectacular recovery from […]

6 02, 2019

Registration is Now Open for the 2019 Diablo Trails Challenge!

2019-02-06T17:48:24+00:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: Announcements, Blog, Featured Content, Outdoor Recreation, Trail Running|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

5K, 10K, Half Marathon, & 50K Run

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Diablo Trails Challenge has a run for everyone, from those hitting the trail for the first time to experienced ultra-runners, with a 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, and 50K. 

Hosted by Brazen Racing, this fundraising run supports Save Mount Diablo and showcases the natural beauty of Diablo’s wild lands. Join us and help Save Mount Diablo to preserve, defend, and restore more land […]

27 11, 2018

Today is Giving Tuesday. Your Assignment: Think Globally and Act Locally!

2019-01-24T18:44:51+00:00November 27th, 2018|Categories: Announcements, Blog, Featured Content|Tags: , |

It’s easy to become frozen with fear by scary global reports, politcs, election results, man-made and natural disasters–but it’s important to remember that each of us has the power to make a big difference. Each single positive action, in fact, is what it takes to bring about positive change.

We can achive a great deal towards building this momentum for positive change with our collective energy. Contributing doesn’t have to be overwhelming. We can […]

8 11, 2018

Giving Thanks for Mount Diablo this Thanksgiving Season

2018-11-14T13:19:22+00:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Community Conservation, Featured Content, News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , |

WALNUT CREEK, CA—According to a new report, The Path Ahead, “Today, kids spend less time outside than prison inmates, with the average child playing freely outside for just four to seven minutes a day.” 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 “indoor species” which comes with consequences: “Our health and well-being may suffer. And the less we value our outdoor spaces, the less likely we are to protect them.” As the famed English broadcaster and naturalist, Sir David Attenborough, said, “No one will protect what they don’t care about; and no one will care about what they have never experienced.” The findings of this report confirmed Richard Louv’s earlier groundbreaking work and documentation of “Nature Deficit Disorder” 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.

17 10, 2018

Free e-Waste Drop-Off and Compost Giveaway at Mt. Diablo Resource Recovery on November 17

2018-10-22T17:55:25+00:00October 17th, 2018|Categories: Announcements, Blog, Featured Content, News|Tags: , , |

PITTSBURG, CA---Old computers, printers, televisions, cell phones and other electronic equipment do not have to take up space in your home—they can be recycled for free on November 17th at Mt. Diablo Recycling (MDR), part of the recycling and recovery companies of Mt. Diablo Resource Recovery. Mt. Diablo Resource Recovery’s free e-Waste event will take place on Saturday, November 17th, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the MDR facility located at 1300 Loveridge Road in Pittsburg, Calif. This free e-Waste event is being sponsored by Mt. Diablo Resource Recovery in conjunction with America Recycles Day, an annual celebration of all things recycling taking place across the country on November 15.