Thanks for posting this here. I think I saw the idea of a "tour de ponds" or something similar posted on another site (maybe facebook).
I think that would be a wonderful outreach/educational opportunity.
"Don, If not VPA, who? I don't want to drive down to Tucson if I don't need to. I have already passed up several opportunities in the Tucson area based on the earlier plans for VPA to host/organize an event."