2017 Awards Ceremony
Since 1992, The Bay Institute has recognized individuals who have helped us achieve our mission through exceptional efforts to improve and inspire conservation of the San Francisco Bay-Delta Estuary and its watershed, from the Sierra to the sea. Each year, The Bay Institute honors these individuals with awards in three categories: education, reporting, and extraordinary accomplishment.
The Bay Institute Awards 2017
May 18, 2017
Bay Model Visitor Center
Lifetime Achievement Award
Meet This Year's Awardees
Former Speaker pro Tempore, California Assembly
Carla Bard Bay Education Award
Ph.D., Retired Adjunct Professor Dept. of Earth and Planetary Science at UC Berkeley
Harold Gilliam Award
Journalist, Contributing Editor, Water Deeply
Bay Hero Awards
Oro Loma Sanitary District and Castro Valley Sanitary District Boards of Directors
Oro Loma Horizontal Levee Design and Engineering Team
For a full description of The Bay Institute's awards and past winners, click here.