Conservation Corps North Bay’s Environmental Stewardship Award, named for its first recipient, Pamela Wright Lloyd, is presented to a person or an organization that has demonstrated an exemplary commitment to environmental stewardship and works towards passing on knowledge, energy and promise to the next generation. This year’s awardee is Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy President & CEO Greg Moore.
Greg Moore has served as the top executive of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy since 1985. The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy is a nonprofit organization that works in partnership with the National Park Service and Presidio Trust to preserve and enhance the Golden Gate National Parks. Under Moore’s leadership, the Parks Conservancy has become one of the most successful nonprofit organizations supporting any area of the national park system, providing nearly $300 million in support to park projects and programs since the Conservancy’s establishment in 1981. During his tenure, the Parks Conservancy has received numerous national awards for excellence in interpretation, conservation, and park improvement efforts.
Early in Moore’s career, he served in various planning, management, and interpretation capacities with the National Park Service and other public agencies focusing on conservation, protected areas, and parks. His work has often centered on partnership development among the public, nonprofit, and private sectors.
Moore holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Conservation of Natural Resources from U.C. Berkeley and completed a Mid-career Fellowship in Environmental Planning at the University of Washington. He currently serves on the Board of the Association of Partners for Public Lands and is a past Board President. He also serves on the Boards of the National Conservation Lands Foundation, National Parks Friends’ Alliance, and Healthy Parks Healthy People Global. Moore has served as an advisor to various park projects throughout the country and internationally, most recently assisting the Chinese, Australian, New Zealand, South African, and Italian national park systems in developing broader avenues for public involvement and community-based conservation.
The Environmental Stewardship award will be presented at Conservation Corps North Bay’s Bountiful Harvest Gala on Thursday, October 10th from 6:00-9:00pm at the Marin County Mart in Larkspur. Guests will gather to enjoy organic food and wine from the Indian Valley Organic Farm & Garden and other local purveyors. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $150 each. www.conservationcorpsnorthbay.org.