AGUA FRIA OPEN SPACE ALLIANCE is hosting a conference at Arcosanti tomorrow, Saturday, May 2. 2009. This is their third annual conference and it opens at
7:30 am with a Bird Walk led by Chuck Richards of the Sonoran Audubon Society.
Morning presentations explore the “Best of the Basin: Rare Plants, Animals & Habitats of the Agua Fria Basin”.
Speakers and panel members include:
Garry F. Rogers, AFOSA president
Sally Hess-Samuelson, Prescott National Forrest planner
Walt Anderson, Prescott College faculty
Tice Supplee, Audubon Arizona conservation director
and Andrew Salywon, Dixie Damrel and Wendy Hogson from Desert Botanical Garden.
Following a break for lunch, the conference closes with an early afternoon Agua Fria River Hike led by Arcosanti staff Cliff Hersted with field elucidations provided by program presenters.
Everyone is welcome at this free, experimental and educational public event.
For more information call Garry Rogers at 928 925-7191 or visit Agua Fria Open Space web-site.