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Sampling of Awards

Sierra Club
Sierra Club
San Francisco Bay Chapter
Lifetime Achievement Award, 2015

For Amy Meyer, ‘godmother' of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and leader of People for Parks.

Marin Conservation League
Marin Conservation League
Peter Behr
Lifetime Achievement Award, 2007

"For your instrumental efforts to establish and preserve the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) for future generations.”

San Francisco Museum and Historical Society
San Francisco Museam
and Historical Society


Living Treasure Award, 2013


For an individual’s extraordinary contributions to San Francisco’s Cultural Fabric. Amy Meyer’s major contribution to San Francisco and the Bay Area is visible around us everyday through the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA). 

National Parks Conservation
National Parks Conservation Association
Marjory Stoneman Douglas Award, 1994

For Amy Meyer’s advocacy on behalf of GGNRA.

John Muir Association
John Muir Association
Conservationist of the Year Award, 2008

Amy Meyer was one of the founders of People for a Golden Gate National Recreation Area, which led to the Congressional authorization of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area in 1972. She has mobilized thousands of citizens and myriad groups in support of this national park.

San Francisco Planning & Urban Research
Silver SPUR Award, 1973

For Amy Meyer along with Ed Wayburn for the work described in this article.

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