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Flowers Everywhere!

May 09, 2014 by Eric Simons

In a Facebook post today, Save Mount Diablo writes that this is the best wildflower season many of them have ...

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Local Hero: Seth Adams, Save Mount Diablo

April 15, 2013 by Daniel McGlynn

2013 Local Hero award-winner Seth Adams of Save Mount Diablo is a big-picture guy, but he also revels in the details of wildflowers, maps, building a trail, or building a coalition.

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Piecing together the Diablo landscape

January 03, 2013 by Daniel McGlynn

On a warm autmn morning, a half-dozen volunteers are watering young native plants on a piece of land known as ...

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Save Mount Diablo cofounder dies

July 20, 2012 by Alison Hawkes

The co-founder of the influential nonprofit conservation group Save Mount Diablo,  Arthur D. Bonwell, died at 85 at his home ...

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Save Mount Diablo

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

One of the most successful open space acquisition groups in the East Bay, Save Mount Diablo’s mission is to preserve Mount Diablo's peaks and surrounding foothills.

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Planned Wilderness

October 06, 2011 by John Hart

In eastern Contra Costa and Alameda counties, an ambitious vision for protecting big pieces of remaining open space is taking shape: From Black Diamond Mines and Mount Diablo to Brushy Peak and Sunol, several major agreements promise to replace ad hoc mitigation projects with a broader canvas of protected and connected habitat.

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Best of Times, Worst of Times for Contra Costa Preservation

July 01, 2010 by Aleta George

The new Habitat Conservation Plan in East Contra Costa County has been short on money, but land prices almost couldn’t be better.

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Development Threats in Los Medanos Hills

January 01, 2010 by Dan Rademacher

The hills above the Concord Naval Weapons Station are part of a property proposed for development by local builder Albert Seeno’s Discovery Builders. But local open space advocates are hoping to negotiate protections for this vital greenbelt between Concord and Pittsburg.

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Local Artists Paint for Diablo

October 01, 2009 by Aleta George

The BayWood artists’ October 2009 show will feature new works of Mount Diablo, and proceeds benefit Save Mount Diablo, which is working to raise funds for a critical new purchase by March 3, 2010.

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New Species Discovered on Lime Ridge

July 21, 2008 by Laura Hautala

Though surrounded by houses, Lime Ridge in Walnut Creek is rich in rare plants, including two new species discovered by an amateur botanist.

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