Congratulations to Robin Grossinger, author of the Napa Valley Historical Ecology Atlas, for winning one of the coveted Bay Nature Local Hero awards. Robin was recognized in the Environmental Educator category.

Robin is the Senior Scientist and Director at the Historical Ecology Project of the San Francisco Estuary Institute.

In the words of Bay Nature publisher David Loeb: “Robin creates compelling and revealing portraits of how the Bay Area has changed over the past two and a half centuries and his work has had a profound impact on how we perceive, and interact with, our present-day landscapes.”