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Bay Nature Local Heroes

David Lewis: Climbing Outside the Box to See the Beauty in Nature and People

April 06, 2017 by David Lewis

Remarks by Save the Bay Executive Director David Lewis at the 2017 Bay Nature Local Heroes Awards Dinner.

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2017 Conservation Action Award Winner David Lewis: With Ballot Measure Passed, What’s Next for Save the Bay?

March 28, 2017 by John Hart

David Lewis steered Save the Bay through the successful passage of a game-changing regional ballot measure to fund restoration. Now he sets his sights on the next challenge.

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2017 Environmental Education Award Winners Alison Young and Rebecca Johnson: Democratizing Science One Observation at a Time

March 28, 2017 by Eric Simons

Alison Young and Rebecca Johnson, citizen science coordinators at the California Academy of Sciences, get people out and observing nature on behalf of science.

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2017 Youth Engagement Award Winner Uriel Hernandez: Tree-Planting Provides Backdrop for a Deeper Purpose

March 28, 2017 by Alison Hawkes

Uriel Hernandez, a community forestry coordinator at Canopy, helps connect people to their neighborhoods by planting trees.

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Meet Bay Nature’s 2017 Local Heroes

November 02, 2016 by Bay Nature Staff

Bay Nature Institute announces its 4 Local Hero Award winners for 2017.

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Bay Nature 2016 Environmental Education Award Winner: Allen Fish

April 01, 2016 by Brendan Buhler

The director of the Golden Gate Raptor Observatory oversees a staff of three, and wrangles 300 volunteers who spend 50,000 hours a year watching the skies and counting raptors.

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Bay Nature 2016 Conservation Action Award Winner: Andrea Mackenzie

April 01, 2016 by Alison Hawkes

The general manager of the Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority led the passage of Measure Q.

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Bay Nature 2016 Youth Engagement Award Winner: Naftali Moed

March 11, 2016 by Aleta George

The UC Davis student conservation leader on the power of awareness-building in inspiring young people: "I never turn down the opportunity to talk to somebody."

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Meet Bay Nature’s 2016 Local Heroes

November 02, 2015 by Bay Nature Staff

Bay Nature Institute announces its Local Hero Award winners for 2016, and a special fourth award, presented to Bay Nature co-founder Malcolm Margolin.

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2016 Bay Nature Hero Award Winner

October 20, 2015 by Bay Nature Staff

Publishing icon and Bay Nature co-founder Malcolm Margolin will receive a special award for his invaluable contributions to Bay Nature and the cultural life of the Bay Area.

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