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17 01, 2020

East Bay Parks announces support for YES on Y and 3.5 miles of new trails

2020-01-23T15:55:55-08:00January 17th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Advocacy, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Outdoor Recreation, Preservation, News, Cycling|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We’ve told you about our strong support for the YES on Open Space/YES on Magee Preserve and its benefits for hikers and conservation. This is now known as Measure Y and it will be on the Danville ballot on election day. On Tuesday, March 3, we hope you’ll join us in voting YES on Measure Y! This week, the East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) affirmed its formal support for [...]

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 [...]

5 12, 2019

2019 Impact Report

2019-12-23T16:32:05-08:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Featured Content, Announcements, Preservation, Campaigns, Appeals|

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! [...]

11 06, 2018

THANK YOU for Helping us Exceed our Spring Appeal Goal Ahead of Schedule!

2018-06-12T15:06:24-07:00June 11th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Announcements, Preservation|

We had a goal of raising a total of $75,000 by the end of June… And you, our incredible supporters, helped us to surpass that goal for our time-sensitive land conservation mission for the Mount Diablo area! We met our goal of raising $50K against our matching grant challenge from the William H. Donner Foundation in just over two weeks. Thanks to your generosity and love for Diablo’s [...]

4 06, 2018

WATCH Clip from “A Vision for Mount Diablo” on Marsh Creek State Park & Prop 68

2018-10-18T16:22:53-07:00June 4th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Advocacy, Stewardship, Preservation|Tags: , , , , , , |

Watch the following video clip from A Vision for Mount Diablo (a segment featuring SMD in a recent episode of "OpenRoad with Doug McConnell" which aired on NBC Bay Area this past Earth Day.) Follow along as Save Mount Diablo's Executive Director Ted Clement and Seth Adams, Land Conservation Director, take a tour of Marsh Creek State Park, and discuss why voting YES on Prop 68 is so important.

1 06, 2018

WATCH “Yes on Prop 68 PSA: A Message from Doug McConnell”

2018-10-18T16:22:56-07:00June 1st, 2018|Categories: Blog, Advocacy, Featured Content, Stewardship, Announcements, Preservation, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A special message on California's Prop 68 from Doug McConnell, TV Journalist and Environmental Activist: ON TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 2018, Californians will have a chance to protect California's most precious natural resources. VOTE YES on Proposition 68, the Clean Water and Safe Parks Act. Spread the word and remember to get out and vote! Your Voice Counts!