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Recession accelerates Save Mount Diablo's conservation purchases

Original post made on Dec 20, 2010

Save Mt. Diablo has been on a buying spree recently. The organization, whose goal is to preserve the natural land of Mt. Diablo, has purchased a record number of properties and set several firsts in a down economy.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, December 17, 2010, 4:11 PM

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Posted by Brian Cameron
a resident of Danville
on Dec 20, 2010 at 8:45 am

We must all remember that properties removed from tax rolls increases the tax burden on the rest of us .
Merry Christmas

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Posted by Skeptical
a resident of Danville
on Dec 20, 2010 at 9:00 am

I think it is great to preserve our beautiful natural resources. We are blessed with this beautiful land and should preserve it for future generations. The skeptic in me knows that like in any good magic trick you should always watch what the magician's other hand is doing. I wish someone would look into the finances of these benevolent eco-heros and find out who is getting rich.

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Posted by Joe
a resident of San Ramon
on Dec 20, 2010 at 10:58 am

Just started my membership with Save Mt. Diablo last week with a check for $100. To the skeptic: I got the rich feeling of doing something worthwhile with my money. We all can be skeptical, there are plenty of good reasons to be, but don't use it as an excuse not to act.

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Posted by Marie
a resident of Walnut Creek
on Dec 21, 2010 at 3:36 pm

To the Skeptics:
Save Mount Diablo is very transparent with their finances and completes a voluntary audit each year.

To Joe:
Very well put! I couldn't agree more!

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