Green City/Blue River

South Bend and the Saint Joseph River

Michiana Watershed, Inc., a non-profit conservation group, would like to bring together local groups who have an interest in the St. Joseph River and its role in a growing and sustainable South Bend.

We hope to facilitate communication among local groups representing important perspectives on:
  • improving water/river ecology quality
  • enhancing recreational use on and around the River
  • enhancing development opportunities

Green City/Blue River: South Bend and the Saint Joseph River

Tuesday, Feb. 18th 2014 at 6-8pm

Colfax Auditorium of the St. Joseph County Public Library

For more information, contact Michiana Watershed, Inc. President, Ken Sauer at
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Speaker panel:

River ecology & quality Gary Gilot, Director, Engineering Leadership & Community Engagement Program, University of Notre Dame; Matt Meersman, President, Friends of the Saint Joseph River
Recreational use on & around the River Ted Beatty, Paddlefest, Indiana USCA, & South Bend Scullers; Paul McMinn, Aquatics Director, Assistant Recreation Director, South Bend Parks and Recreation
Enhancing development opportunities Mike Keen, Director, Center for a Sustainable Future; Frank Perri, Wharf Partners, LLC; Aaron Perri, Executive Director, Downtown South Bend (DTSB)
Moderator Ken Sauer, President, Michiana Watershed, Inc.