Bay Nature Institute

3:03pm

Thu March 29, 2012
Health, Science, Environment

High school student wins award for environmentalism

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Every year, the Bay Nature institute honors people who are making outstanding contributions to the understanding and stewardship of the natural world. One of this year’s awardees is Sean Fitzhoward. She’s a 16-year-old junior at San Francisco’s Lowell High School who founded the Protect the Bay Club. KALW’s Ben Trefny sat down with Sean Fitzhoward, and asked her about what her club does for the environment.

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3:40pm

Tue February 7, 2012
Health, Science, Environment

Local "environmental hero" calls for creative solutions to climate change

Ellie Cohen, president of PRBO, was named "conservation advocate of the year" by the Berkeley-based Bay Nature institute
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Today we begin our series of conversations with the Bay Area’s 2012 “environmental heroes.”

The Berkeley-based Bay Nature Institute recently named Ellie Cohen as conservation advocate of the year. Cohen is president of PRBO, which was originally the Point Reyes Bird Observatory. KALW’s Ben Trefny sat down with Cohen to talk about her work.

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