South Mountain Green Lecture: The Rio Salado and Rio Salado Oeste Projects
South Mountain Laveen Green Lecture at the Farm at South Mountain
The Subject
The nearly $300 million dollar Rio Salado project is transforming 10 miles of the desolate and dry salt river bed into Phoenix’s greatest park and wetland. (For full story, read the November 2008 edition of Southwest Green magazine).
The Speaker
Karen Williams has worked with the City of Phoenix for over 15 years.  Currently, she is working in the City Manager's Office leading the Rio Salado Project interdepartmental team. Rio Salado is an environment restoration project of the Salt River that runs through the heart of Phoenix.  Karen first started working on Rio Salado in 1996 when she was with the city's Neighborhood Services Department overseeing the public involvement program for Rio Salado.
The Location
The Farm at South Mountain
6106 S. 32nd Street  Phoenix, AZ 85042
(just south of southern on the west side of 32nd Street)
Program Details
October 23rd, 2008
*   Learn how the area along the Rio Salado is changing
*   Have an opportunity to improve the quality of life for a family in
    the area
*   Make connections with others who are interested in eco-friendly            
Evening Schedule
Reception .....Serenity Musical Ensemble........6:00pm-6:15pm
Welcome & Intro of Host - Brooks & Brooks....6:15pm-6:20pm
Host Presentation...Santa Barbara Catering....6:20pm-6:25pm
Sponsor Highlight.... Dr. Brooks.......                6:25pm- 6:30pm
Event Speaker..... Karen Williams.....               6:30pm-6:50pm
Q and A...... Audience.....                                 6:50pm-7:00pm
Event Closure.... Brooks & Brooks...                7:00pm- 7-10pm
Network, Chat, Green Exchange...........          7:10pm- 7:30pm
Wine and other spirits available - Located in the restaurant or via server
Sponsors: Life Strategies Consulting, PR, HR, HS and SW-Green Magazine. For more information on Southwest Green Magazine, view our website:
South Mountain Green Podcast 1
Saturday, November 15, 2008
Podcast Links
formatted for
PC and Mac
Introduction of Speaker and Lecture Question 
Answers Rio Salado PowerPoint Presentation
Karen Williams