THE DIABLO TRUST COMMUNITY THRIVES ON COLLABORATION & COMMUNICATION.
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TOgether we work alongside the community on various topics such as:
forest encroachment on rangelands
riparian zones and water quality
rangeland recreation and education
conflicting expectations among urban and rural publics about rural environment, asthetics and land use
showing how a collaborative group can address and resolve controversial issues about range management
Below is a list of some collaborators in the field and office fromPast and Present Projects with the Diablo Trust.
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PAST COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROJECTS AND EVENTS HAVE INCLUDED:
presentations to local, statewide and national groups;
participation by members in on-going collaborative planning efforts (see Collaborators)
development and implementation of a field based environmental education curriculum and subsequent educational video (see Education)
invitations to performing, literary, and visual artists to the Diablo Trust area to interpret the land through their work (e.g., see Reflections of the Land)
a meeting in the fall of 2004 with 60 members of the Garden Club of North America's Conservation and National Affairs & Legislation Committees for a day-long discussion on the challenges and opportunities of managing ranchland sustainability in the Southwest
an annual campout during which members and prospective members enjoy some history and some music as well as conversation and good food
receptivity to and encouragement of research and monitoring projects initiated by local universities
hosting land tours for community members wanting to learn more about this landscape and its ecological, economic and political promises and problems
table exhibits and presentations at community events