Local Hero Awards 2019

Each year, Bay Nature honors the contributions of
local conservation heroes at our annual gala.

Please join us for Bay Nature’s 9th Annual Local Hero Awards Gala

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

5:00 – 5:45 PM : VIP Reception

5:30 – 7:00 PM : General Reception

7:00 – 8:30 PM : Dinner

Berkeley City Club
2315 Durant Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704

Tickets are available here.

Click here to learn about sponsorship opportunities.

Proceeds support Bay Nature Institute.

2019 Local Heroes:

Conservation Action Award
Robert E. Doyle, General Manager, East Bay Regional Park District

Environmental Education Award
Anthony Khalil, Community Engagement Director, Literacy for Environmental Justice (LEJ)

Citizens Hero Award
Lennie Roberts, Legislative Advocate, Committee for Green Foothills

Youth Engagement Award
Tina Cuevas, Volunteer & Events Coordinator, Bay Area Ridge Trail



Bay Nature Board

Catherine Engberg
Tracy Grubbs
Bruce Hartsough
Reed Holderman
Rebecca Johnson
Pete May
John Raeside
Nancy Westcott

Event Sponsors

Individual Sponsors

Carol Baird & Alan Harper
Louis Berlot & Joyce Cutler
Dr. Barbara L. Bessey
Catherine Fox
Marilyn & Nat Goldhaber
Claudia & Scott Hein
Jorgen Hildebrandt
Reed Holderman
Harriet & Robert Jakovina
David Loeb
Mia Monroe
Maryann Rainey
Don Weden
Nancy & Bart Westcott

Organizational Sponsors

Bay Area Ridge Trail
Conservation Strategy Group
East Bay Municipal Utility District
East Bay Regional Park District
Google
March Conservation Fund
Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District
Presidio Trust
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority
Santa Clara Valley Water District
Save Mount Diablo
Save the Redwoods League
Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger LLP
Sonoma County Ag + Open Space

In-kind Sponsors

Berkeley City Club
Commerce Printing Services

For information about sponsorships or other event inquiries, please contact:
Development Coordinator Laney Ennis: (510) 528-8550 x103 / laney@baynature.org

Click here for photos of the 2018 event.