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Avondale- Nature Festival

  • Mar 10, 2013 · 1:00 PM
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As a courtesy, if you are sick, then please do not attend until you feel better.


Since it might rain on Saturday, I have rescheduled this Meetup event for Sunday.

Festival hours are 9am - 4pm.  - Karen


Let's learn about wildlife in the area from a Ranger guided nature walk, bird watching, and animal exhibits.

The Tres Rios Nature and Earth Festival is an outdoor event that focuses on the rich diversity of wildlife, habitat, history and culture of the Gila River drainage. There will also be food trucks and music.

* Estrella Mountain Regional Park staff will lead hikes several times daily into the trail system, identifying plants and animals (or their “sign”) as you walk.

* The Sonoran Audubon Society will be holding free Basic Birding Classes each day, teaching about binocular usage, identifying local birds, and where to find them.


Meeting Place: the people who sign up can meet at the Ranger station. (The festival staff should know where it is located.)

Parking is $3.

Admission is free.


Note: Excerpts were taken from the website

  • Directions to reach the Base Meridian wildlife area:
  • From hwy I-10,
  • Exit on Avondale Blvd/ 115th Avenue.
  • Travel south toward (PIR) Phoenix International Raceway.
  • Follow the signs to the Festival.
  • Enter the parking lot on the north side of the road, north of PIR.


Note: If I am unable to attend, due to delays, rainstorms, sandstorms, or closed roads, then have fun! -Karen (event host)


Presented by: AZ SciTech Festival.

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