Tres Rios Nature & Earth Festival scheduled for March 7-8 in Avondale

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February 2nd, 2009

The 2009 Tres Rios Nature and Earth Festival will be held March 7–8 at the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s Base and Meridian Wildlife Area (B&M Wildlife Area) in Avondale, Ariz.

Held near the confluence of the Gila, Salt and Agua Fria rivers, this annual family event is conducted in cooperation with the Wildlife for Tomorrow Foundation and the local communities. The event celebrates the rivers, wildlife, outdoors, history and heritage of the area and Arizona.

Festival hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both days. Admission is free.

Event highlights include:

  • Fishing clinics
  • Bird watching
  • Wildlife displays
  • Canoe trips
  • Hiking tours
  • ‘Green’, historical and nature education displays
  • Children’s nature and fun zone
  • Entertainment from local entertainers such as the renowned ‘Back Porch Bandits’
  • Food and craft items for sale.

The event at Base and Meridian Wildlife Area is located adjacent to the Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, five miles south of I-10 on Avondale Boulevard (7602 S. Avondale Blvd., Avondale, AZ 85323)

For more information, visit www.tresriosnaturefestival.com on the Internet or call (623) 204-2130.

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