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.
The general manager of the Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority led the passage of Measure Q.
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.”
Bay Nature Institute announces its Local Hero Award winners for 2016, and a special fourth award, presented to Bay Nature co-founder Malcolm Margolin.
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.
Naftali is a passionate advocate of our local wild lands and a visionary student leader.
For more than 25 years, Andrea Mackenzie has been an effective and passionate leader for open space protection in the Bay Area, working at the intersection of urban and open space planning, policy, and funding to preserve the region’s significant … Read more
Thanks to Allen Fish’s passionate and dedicated leadership, the Golden Gate Raptor Observatory is a recognized leader in both raptor research and the rapidly growing field of citizen science.
Julia Clothier has won Bay Nature’s Environmental Education Local Hero Award for her work as director of the Clem Miller Environmental Education Center at Point Reyes National Seashore.
Ralph Benson has won Bay Nature’s Conservation Action Local Hero Award for his conservation work at the Trust for Public Land and Sonoma Land Trust.