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Log It or Leave It – Post-fire Debate over Burned Trees

October 24, 2013 by Emily Moskal

As California’s fire season comes to a close, the fires that burned Yosemite and Mt. Diablo have left a landscape of burned trees, logs and soil. What to do next with that land, particularly in Yosemite, is a complicated decision, and politicians, land use managers, and ecologists have differing goals.

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New wildlife corridor created at foot of Mount Diablo

July 24, 2013 by Jaquelyn Davis

Roddy Ranch has been spared from development and is on it's way to becoming a new park.

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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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Mount Diablo Interpretive Association

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Mount Diablo Interpretive Association is a non-profit volunteer organization that assists in maintaining and interpreting Mount Diablo State Park.

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Mount Diablo State Park

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

On a clear day, especially after a winter storm, views from Mount Diablo’s 3849 foot summit can extend to the ...

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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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Three Peaks, One Day, No Car

June 13, 2011 by Carly Peltier

This coming weekend, you could count yourself among an elite few folks who use only bicycles and mass transit to summit the Bay Area's three major peaks in one day. Or join in for just one or two. Or follow along and learn just how far you can get without a car.

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On Mount Diablo

January 01, 2011 by William Keener

Here, the sedimentary rocksof the town where I was raisedlift up, the layers of ancient seabed exposed in ridges running ...

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Tarantula Trekking

July 01, 2010 by Aleta George

Come fall, the male tarantulas get restless and go looking for a mate. Look carefully, and you just might see some of the action.

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State Park Heroes: The Volunteers

November 19, 2009 by Donna Whitmarsh

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger recently won an award form the National Park Trust (really), apparently for not closing the parks after all. But it's the hundreds of volunteers across the region who are helping remaining staff keep things together, while they also fight for a permanent funding solution.

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