Tres Rios Make a Difference Day - October 25 - 7:30 am

Tres Rios Make a Difference Day is held to make improvements in the Base and Meridian Wildlife area, location of the Tres Rios Festival.  The event includes a river clean up, graffeti removal, trail building and istallation of new signage.  Groups of any size are welcome to come out and assist with these projects.  


About the Tres Rios Nature Festival - March 7 & 8 - 10:00 am

Shred-it & Electronic Waste Recycling at Tres Rios  Festival

Recycle e-waste and shred your documents while you come enjoy the splendors of nature during the Tres Rios Fall Festival 

ProShred, and eGreenITsolutions will be on site from 9 a.m to 1 p.m providing free services for shredding documents and recycling electronics.  Safely destroy your documents containing sensitive and personal information, as well as recycle unwanted electronics such as: TVs, computers, computer monitors, laptops, cell phones, and printers. Event attendees can bring up to three grocery bags or two banker boxes full of paper (additional shredding is $3.00 per box).  Further details as to specifications on shredding and e-waste recycling can be found on the eGreenITsolutions website,, orProShred website,   Both ProShred and eGreenITsolutions will be donating a portion of the proceeds from money collected from recycling to the Wildlife for Tomorrow Foundation.

Canoe Excursions
Join us “Down by the River” to learn about safe canoeing from Arizona Game and Fish boating safety instructors and experience the joy of paddling your own canoe around the small lake at the Festival Area. Enjoy the serenity of being on the water, get close to birds and animals, watch the fish below you and generally enjoy the great weather and natural surroundings!


How often do you get to try your hand at shooting a bow & arrow.  Arizona Game and Fish will provide everything you need including bows for all age levels, arrows, targets and great instruction. 

Wildlife Photography 

Learn tips from the experts on how to capture wildlife on film.  Understand what time of day is best, how to position yourself and other tricks of teh trade.  Taught by Sheril (Sam)Huselton, Arizona Game and Fish Department, Wildlife Education.

Daisy Range
This is a unique opportunity to target shoot with BB Guns.  Join Cabela’s at their completely enclosed shooting range.  They will supply everything you need.  It’s a great way to try your hand at shooting in a safe environment and it’s fun for all experience levels

Fishing Clinic
Enjoy the opportunity to “wet a line” at the Tres Rios Nature and Earth Festival, and learn about fishing from Arizona Game and Fish Department Fisheries staff. Head to our fishing area where instructors will set you up and get you fishing as a first experience or a repeat of a familiar one! No license required for this event!

Nature Trail & Beginning Bird Watching
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.  Hikes will leave each hour.

Experienced Birders may want to join volunteers from the Sonoran Audubon Society for a dawn tour of the festival vicinity along the Salt and Gila Rivers. 
  • Field Stations

  • Free Basic Birding Classes

  • Loaner Binoculars

  • Nature Walks

'Recycling' Fashion Show (Spring event Only)
The search is on for America’s Next Top ‘Recycling’ Model to show off this season’s “trashiest” outfit created from recyclable materials! The Fashion Show will be hosted Saturday of the event at 11:30am at the Festival. Any interested child in grades Kindergarten through 6th Grade may enter this fun competition.

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Entertainment schedule to be announced soon


Stop by the Girl Scout Craft booth for fun nature themed crafts or have our face painted with a fun nature creature or images. Lot’s of fun for the whole family!

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Dates: "Make a Difference Day" | October 24, 2015 - 7:30 am
Tres Rios Festival | March 5&6, 2016 - 10:00 - 4:00 Both Days

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