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Harvest of Fire

September 30, 2015 by Joan Hamilton

A journalist spends two years documenting the dramatic changes that the Morgan Fire brought to Mount Diablo.


Stalking the Elusive, Scientists Carry on Bowerman’s Mount Diablo Legacy

January 05, 2015 by Joan Hamilton

The 3,100-acre Morgan Fire provided opportunities for scientists. One of the main goals: to learn how plant and animal communities rebuild themselves after a major disturbance.

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Mammals Caught on Hidden Camera Visiting the Diablo Burn Area

July 01, 2014 by Joan Hamilton

A team of researchers, with a grant from Save Mount Diablo, has installed hidden cameras in a variety of plots around the Mount Diablo burn area to see what sort of large wildlife shows up.

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Flowers Everywhere!

May 09, 2014 by Bay Nature Staff

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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