Seth Adams Speaks on Peregrine Patrol

Naturalist Seth Adams, Land Conservation Director of Save Mount Diablo played a pivotal role in re-establishing Peregrine Falcons in the pinnacles of Castle Rock in Pine Canyon, a traditional nesting site for these beautiful birds of prey, which were driven to near-extinction by DDT. The pesticide was banned in 1972. Peregrine populations have bounced back, […]

Ron Brown of Save Mt. Diablo Honored

Recognition of Ron Brown puts focus on Save Mt. Diablo’s important work in the community On Wednesday, December 10, Save Mt. Diablo’s Executive Director Ron Brown was honored at the annual holiday breakfast held by Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla. Since coming to Save Mt. Diablo in 2000, many acquisitions have added to the protected lands around […]

Save Mount Diablo Trail Adventure

  Sunday, November 2, 2014 Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to adventure into the Diablo wilderness to Save Mount Diablo.  With a 5k, 10k, Half Marathon and Family Interpretive Hike, Trail Adventure is fun for everyone.  Registration is open now! Plus, the good times come with a good feeling – knowing you are helping to Save Mount […]

Developer asking for 30-acre adjustment of urban limit line

Big win for conservationists as developer withdraws illegal “New Farm” project New “Tassajara Parks” proposal needs careful scrutiny Conservation leaders from Contra Costa County celebrated their recent victory over the “New Farm” project and the withdrawal of the proposed 187-unit, 771-acre suburban development in the rural Tassajara Valley.  They expressed concern, however, about a new […]