The late Peter C. Douglas, longtime head of the California Coastal Commission, leads the list of the 2012 Walter B. Jones and NOAA Excellence in Coastal and Ocean Management award winners announced today. Douglas received the Walter B. Jones Coastal Steward of the Year Award in honor of his many contributions to coastal management in California.
“I am especially pleased to honor this year’s award winners, especially Coastal Steward of the Year, the late Peter M. Douglas, who was a coastal management pioneer and former head of the California Coastal Commission,” said Margaret Davidson, acting director of NOAA’s Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management. “Peter was a legend in California’s coastal history and his legacy today is a model for others who follow.”...Read Entire Article Here
June 26, 2012
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