Las Cruces – Air Date: 09/19/09. Lauren McDowell and Brian Curry, Co-organizers of the upcoming On the River, For the River fundraiser from the Southwest Environmental Center. Lauren is the Office Manager for SWEC and one of the main organizers for the event. She talked about the need for protecting our area resources, coordinating with other groups for conservation and the importance of protecting the Rio Grande. Brian talked about orchestrating the fundraiser and what is different. No Commentator.