15th Annual Gila River Festival

September 19, 2019 @ 9:00AM — September 22, 2019 @ 2:00PM

Our River, Our Future

15th Annual Gila River Festival image

Experience New Mexico's last wild river!

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Field Trip - Enchanting in Every Language with Sergio Avila-Villegas
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Friday, 9/20/19, 8:15 am - noon, Meet at Visitor Center 8:00 am

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$20
Field Trip - Gila River Farm Restoration with Martha Cooper
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Friday, 9/20/19, 8:30 am - noon; Meet at Visitor Center at 8:15am

$20
Field Trip - Inspiration in Place with Lisa Fields
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Friday, 9/20/19, 12pm - 4pm; Meet at Visitor Center at 11:45 am

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$20
Field Trip - Mulberry Canyon Restoration with Hanna Blood & George Farmer
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Friday, 9/20/19, 1pm - 5pm; Meet at Visitors Center at 12:45pm

$20
Field Trip - Climate Changes - Past & Present with Alex Mares
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Saturday, 9/21/19, 7:30am-4pm; Meet at Visitors Center at 7:15 am

$25
Field Trip - Upper Frisco Box with NM Wild
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Saturday, 9/21/19, 7:30am - 5pm; Meet at Visitor Center at 7:15am

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$25
Field Trip - Birding at Mogollon Box with Mike Fugagli
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Saturday, 9/21/19, 8am - noon, Meet at Visitor Center at 7:45 am

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$20
Field Trip - Hike to Gila Lower Box with Gabe Vasquez
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Saturday, 9/21/19, 8:15am - 3pm; Meet at Visitor Center at 8:00am

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$25
Horseback trip to Fort Bayard with Joe Saenz
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Saturday, 9/21/19, 9:30am-12:30 pm; Meet at WolfHorse Camp, 125 Arenas Valley Rd, Arenas Valley

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$80
Workshop - Haiku Hike with Martha Blacklock
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Saturday, 9/21/19, 9am - 11am; Meet at SWAG building, 505 Hudson St., Silver City

$10
Workshop - Mindfully Eating Local with Wild Resilience Collective
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Saturday, 9/21/19, 9am - 10:30, The Commons, 501 East 13th St., Silver City

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$10
Field Trip - Michael Berman Studio Tour
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Saturday, September 21, 9am - 10am, Meet at 114 West Market St.

$10
Workshop - Envisioning a Healthful Planet with Jeff Goin
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Saturday, 9/21/19, 9:30 am - 10:30 am, The Commons, 501 East 13th St, Silver City

$10
Workshop - Seed Saving with Basira Nickle
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Saturday, Sept 21, 10:45am-12:15 pm, The commons, 501 East 13th St.

$10
Workshop - Finding Hope: Three Joys Journaling Workshop with Chris Jepson
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Saturday, 9/21/19, 10:45 am - 12:15 pm, The Commons, 501 East 13th St., Silver City

$10
Workshop - Storytelling Workshop with Esperanza Quintero
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Saturday, 9/21/189, 12:30 am - 1:45 pm - The Commons, 501 East 13th St.

$10
Workshop - Landscaping with Natives
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Saturday, 9/21/19, 11:30am - 1:00pm, The Commons, 501 East 13th St. Silver City

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$10
Workshop - Council of All Beings with Shirley Pevarnik & Pamela Morgan
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Saturday, 9/21/19, 1:00 pm - 5:00pm, Meet at Visitor Center at 12:00 pm

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$10
Field Trip - Butterflies of the Gila with Ron Parry
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Saturday, 9/21/19, 1:00pm - 5:00pm, Meet at Visitor Center at 12:45 pm

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$20
Field Trip - Michael Berman Studio Tour
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Saturday, September 21, 1pm- 2pm, Meet at 114 W. Market St.

$10
Field Trip - From Vacant Lot to Lush Garden with GNPS
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Saturday, 9/21/19, 1:15pm - 3pm, Meet at Visitor Center at 1:00pm

$20
Field Trip - Iron Bridge Birding with Mike Fugagli
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Sunday, 9/22/19, 8am - noon, Meet at Visitor Center at 7:45 am

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$20
Field Trip - River Ranch Tour with Ron Troy
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Sunday, 9/22/19, 8:15am - 1:15pm, Meet at Visitor Center at 8:00am

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$20
Field Trip - Wild & Scenic Fishing with Jeff Arterburn & Dan Roper-ADULT
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Sunday, 9/22/19, 8:30am-3:00pm, Meet at Visitor Center at 8:15am

$25
Field Trip - Wild & Scenic Fishing with Jeff Arterburn & Dan Roper- KID
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Sunday, 9/22/19, 8:30am - 3pm, Meet at Visitor Center at 8:15am

$12
Field Trip - Horseback Ride to Fort Bayard with Joe Saenz
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Sunday, 9/22/19, 9:30am-12:30am, Meet at WolfHorse Camp, 125 Arenas Valley Rd, Arenas Valley

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$80
Field Trip - Gila River Archaeology and Obsidian
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Sunday, 9/22/19, 1:00pm - 5:00pm, Meet at Visitor Center at 12:45pm

$20
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The Gila Conservation Coalition hosts the 15th annual Gila River Festival Our River, Our Future September 19-22, 2019 in Silver City, New Mexico and along the Gila River. Join us to explore the future of the Gila River in relation to the changing climate, as well as our responsibility to act as responsible earth stewards, with keynote speaker climate activist Tim DeChristopher and many renowned presenters. FULL SCHEDULE

The four-day festival will feature dynamic presentations and hands-on activities designed to foster a deeper intimacy with the Gila River, New Mexico’s last wild river and named America’s #1 Most Endangered River of 2019 by the organization American Rivers. Festival events include river outings, expert-led hikes and field trips, presentations, music, community art projects, and more.

Field Trips

  • All field trips leave from the Murray Ryan Visitors Center at 201 N. Hudson St. Silver City, unless otherwise noted.
  • Field trips gather in the Visitors Center parking lot 15 minutes before start time to set up carpooling.
  • Field trips leave rain or shine.
  • Please note - field trip start times may change slightly. Final times will be printed in the festival brochure and updated on the website by early August.

Workshops

  • Workshops take place at The Commons at 501 East 13th St. Silver City unless otherwise noted.

Presentations

  • Presentations take place at the WNMU Besse-Forward Global Resource Center.
  • Tim DeChristopher keynote address takes place at the WNMU Fine Arts Center Theater, 1100 N. Kentucky St.
  • Admission FREE or by donation at the door depending upon speaker.

For more information visit www.gilariverfestival.org or call 575.538.8078.