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13 01, 2020

On New Year’s Eve, Save Mount Diablo Signs Option to Protect 154 Acres on Face of Mount Diablo’s North Peak

2020-01-17T14:40:27-08:00January 13th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Land Acquisition, Featured Content, Announcements, Preservation, Press Release|

*Photo of a section of the 154 +/- acres on the slopes of Mount Diablo that Save Mount Diablo hopes to permanently conserve by raising over $1 million within the next two years per the terms of the option agreement recently signed with the Concord Mt. Diablo Trail Ride Association. Photo by Ted Clement. CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CA—On December 31, 2019, New Year’s Eve Day, two local nonprofits, Save Mount [...]

13 05, 2019

State parks standstill: Why California hasn’t opened a new state park in 10 years

2019-10-22T13:57:11-07:00May 13th, 2019|Categories: Land Acquisition, News, Media Mentions|Tags: , , , , |

California hasn't opened a new state park since 2009. A confluence of budget deficits, political choices and failed ballot measures is to blame. But with a state budget surplus and a new governor, parks advocates are hoping for a turnaround. Read more.

12 12, 2017

Save Mount Diablo Purchases 95-acre Anderson Ranch in Morgan Territory, Ending Decades of Development Threat

2019-07-17T15:43:12-07:00December 12th, 2017|Categories: Land Acquisition, Featured Content, Announcements, Preservation, Press Release|Tags: , |

“After years of efforts, and despite being threatened with a County approved 40-lot subdivision plan for forty years, Save Mount Diablo is extremely relieved and pleased to announce that it has successfully acquired and protected the 95-acre Anderson Ranch which is rich in conservation values in the strategic Morgan Territory area. We thank our wonderful supporters and partners for helping us have the ability to complete this deal and with it deliver a holiday gift that will give lasting green returns to our community,” said Ted Clement, Save Mount Diablo Executive Director.