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18 11, 2019

Building Gratitude for Mount Diablo This Thanksgiving

2019-11-19T13:57:02-08:00November 18th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Featured Content, Habitat Restoration, Stewardship, Community Conservation, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , , , |

WALNUT CREEK, CA–Antioch High School, Diamond Construction, Inc., and Save Mount Diablo are building up the bench of future supporters and stewards for the beautiful Mount Diablo natural areas. According to a 2017 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 [...]

27 09, 2019

GLOBAL CLIMATE STRIKE: 1LUV WILL SOS

2019-09-27T15:34:08-07:00September 27th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Advocacy, Featured Content, Conservation Inspiration, Community Conservation, Campaigns, Global Climate Strike|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

19 04, 2019

Take the Diablo Youth Challenge!

2019-12-10T12:46:24-08:00April 19th, 2019|Categories: Featured Content, Announcements, Conservation Inspiration, Community Conservation, Campaigns|Tags: , , , , , , |

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.

8 04, 2019

Take the City Nature Challenge!

2019-03-28T19:58:33-07:00April 8th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Science & Research, Announcements, Community Conservation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Happy spring! Gather your family, friends, and CalNat cohort and contribute your iNaturalist observation skills to your local community organizations and help collect data for science! April 26-29 City Nature Challenge: The City Nature Challenge began as a nature-observation competition between the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles County in 2016, organized around simple charge: “which city can find the most nature?” Since then, the competition has expanded rapidly, and this year more [...]

5 03, 2019

Getting Kids Outdoors: Save Mount Diablo Collaborates on Conservation with Joaquin Moraga Intermediate School and Bedell Frazier Investment Counselling

2019-10-22T13:46:06-07:00March 5th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Featured Content, Announcements, Community Conservation, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , |

WALNUT CREEK, CA–According to the 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 study, 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 [...]

8 11, 2018

Giving Thanks for Mount Diablo this Thanksgiving Season

2019-07-08T18:25:58-07:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Featured Content, Community Conservation, Press Release, News|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.”