On June 26th, at the Biltmore in midtown Atlanta, Generation Green of the Georgia Conservancy honored Robby Astrove of Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve with the Longleaf Award. Friends, family, colleagues and fans of Robby all joined in the celebration.

Robby's dedication to environmental education, ecology, local food and foraging initiatives and sustainability in metro Atlanta embody the spirit of the Longleaf Award.

If you haven't joined "Ranger Robby" on a hike at Davidson-Arabia, do so today!

Thank you to our sponsors MailChimpAtlanta Gas Light,Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area, BB&J, Novelis Inc.Cox Conserves, Dave & Patricia Rogers, Harriet & Phil Langford, Georgia Natural Resources Foundation, Monica Thornton, Leslie Mattingly, Chris Hagler, Lacey Lewis, Michael Mills, Chet Tisdale, Ira Pearl, Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites, Plant Peddler,SweetWater Brewing CompanyAvalon Catering, and Cafe Campesino Roastery & Coffee House

Photos by William Brawley! Thanks Will!


Robby Astrove is Park Ranger at Davidson - Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve and is a metro Atlanta leader in environmental education and local food and foraging initiatives. He is a dedicated volunteer with a number of local and state organizations whose focus is to conserve natural resources and provide environmental education.