October 24, 2013 Slide Ranch Silver Trowel Award
September 14, 2013 Russian River Lifetime Achievement Award from
Russian RiverKeeper, Healdsburg, CA
“To our founder, mentor and friend, for being the first to stand up to gravel miners and those who would harm the River for profit and lack of care, for launching so many strong durable organizations to protect our environment that continue his work today, and for being the best friend the Russian River ever had…”
June 7, 2013 Environmental Action Committee of West Marin
Peter Behr Steward of the Land Award
April 20, 2013 John Muir Association
Legacy Conservation Award for 2012
& Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition,
Congressman George Miller
July 23, 2011 Resolution to rename Audubon Canyon Ranch
Bolinas Lagoon Preserve to ACR Martin Griffin Preserve
June 24, 2011 Award of Excellence
For lifetime achievement in environmental advocacy
Environmental Action Committee of West Marin
January 22, 2011 One of first three “Local Hero” awards for conservation
advocacy from Bay Nature
December 6, 2007 EECOM 2007 Environmental Leader of Marin Environmental Education Council of Marin
January 23, 2006 2005 City of Belvedere Citizen Emeritus Award
March 5, 2004 Excellence in Service to UC Berkeley
California Alumni Association Charter Day Banquet SF
May 2001 The Western Sonoma County Rural Alliance
Noted good deed doer extraordinaire!
April 20, 2001 Stanford University Library Association Special Award for
Saving the Marin Sonoma Coast
April 1999 Public Health Hero Award
University of California Berkeley
For outstanding effort in restoring the biological health of the Russian River Watershed as documented in Saving theMarin-Sonoma Coast and for work in protecting boundariesof the threatened Point Reyes National Seashore and
helping in its acquisition; and For eight years as chairmanof the Public Health Hepatitis B Task Force for the eleven California State Hospitals and eliminating the threat of Hepatitis B; and later chairing their AIDS Task Force
October 22, 1999 Stewardship of the Land Award
1999 Sierra Club Marin
presented by Kerry Mazzoni, Assembly CA State Legislature
September 16, 1998 Chevron National Conservation Award
presented at Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian, Washington DC
April 15, 1997 Ted Wellman Water Award for Preservation and Protection of Russian River Water Resources and successfully negotiating with CAL EPA a Watershed Management Initiative for every river in CA
April 20, 1993 Sierra Club Environmentalist of the Year for Changing county plans to strip-mine 2000 acres of the Russian River
March 18, 1992 Otto Teller Land Conservation Award
Sonoma Land Trust
October 2, 1989 Gold Medal for Superior Accomplishment
Department of Services of the State of California
For his exemplary career with Sonoma Developmental Center, as well as his many contributions to medicine, public health, and wildlife conservation
February 27, 1988 Medical Recognition San Francisco Chronicle
Words to Live By