Hot Spot

Base and Meridian Wildlife Area | Feb. 26- Mar. 2, 2020

Tolleson, AZ

Base and Meridian Wildlife area is a rare and beautiful riparian area at the confluence of the Salt River and the Gila River just west of Phoenix, Arizona. Managed for waterfowl, riparian values and opportunities for recreation, the area has been experiencing impacts ranging from user conflicts to illegal target shooting, water resource impacts and damage to sensitive riparian vegetation.

*The Base and Meridian Wildlife Area is located on the ancestral lands of the Hohokam, Akimel O’odham (Upper Pima), Yavapai, O’odham and possibly other tribes*

Opportunities to Get Involved

Base and Meridian Wildlife Area Clean Up

Clean up will begin with 30min Leave No Trace introduction.

Link to registration 

Time: Friday, February 28 @ 8am – 12pm

Who: 100 volunteers

Where: Base and Meridian Wildlife Area

Contact: Robert Bruce

Phone: 6126954206

Email: rbruce@rei.com

Tres Rios Festival Outreach

Time: 9:00 – 11:00 AM and 12:00 – 2:00 PM

Where: On-Site BMWA

What: Come say hey to the Traveling Trainers at the Tres Rios Festival.  We’ll be set up with some educational youth activities!

 

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