Thanks to your support, Save Mount Diablo has had another year of significant gains in 2019, in its mission to PRESERVE, DEFEND, RESTORE, and ENJOY the Mount Diablo region. PRESERVE (Land Acquisition) Concord Naval Weapons Station, a land use project that SMD has been heavily involved in for over 14 years, was transferred in 2019 to East Bay Regional Park District to become Concord's First Regional Park! [...]
Our Mount Diablo area youth speak out. Save Mount Diablo and our partner schools recently came together at our conserved Curry Canyon Ranch to support the Global Climate Strike. John Muir wrote about one love as he keenly observed the interconnectedness of everything and felt love and awe for this one great natural world of which we are a part. In this climate change crisis we face, John Muir would [...]
The Most Critical Issue of Our Time: East Bay Students, Their Families, and Save Mount Diablo Support Global Climate Strike
SOS is the urgent call for the United States to come together and help the world address the existential threat of climate change. Save Mount Diablo and our partner schools recently came together at our conserved Curry Canyon Ranch, with Mount Diablo in the background, to support the Global Climate Strike. Image Credit: Sean D. Johnson WALNUT CREEK, CA–The Global Climate Strike from September 20th to 27th, inspired by the [...]
Carol Lane, a generous donor, a dedicated and tireless hands-on volunteer, and now a Board member, has made an even more profound commitment to Save Mount Diablo and our Forever Wild Campaign to ensure the preservation of open space surrounding Mount Diablo, into the future. Carol has made an irrevocable bequest to the campaign’s Stewardship Endowment Fund. She has accomplished this by naming Save Mount Diablo the beneficiary of a deferred [...]
Charles Gresham Hoped His Legacy Gift Inspires Others to Give Save Mount Diablo honors the life and legacy of Charles Gresham–a man of uncommon generosity, humble spirit, sterling character, and steadfast dedication to preserving the natural world. Charles passed away on June 8, 2019 at the age of 98. He bequeathed substantial gifts to the organizations he loved, including a $1 million legacy gift to Save Mount Diablo’s Forever Wild [...]
Announcing the Diablo Youth Challenge! Save Mount Diablo is committed to getting children and youth out in nature, and many of our supporters share this value. One such supporter is anonymously raising a challenge: A contribution of $500 will be made for every child or teen who spends active time in one of the many public parks on or near Mount Diablo—up to 50 kids—which will raise $25,000 for Save Mount Diablo!! Find out how to participate in the challenge.