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Effie Yeaw Visitor Center

Visitor Center

Our Visitor Center includes live animal displays, a natural history museum and gift shop.

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Resident Animal Owl

Resident Animals

The Effie Yeaw Nature Center cares for nearly 30 non-releasable animals native to the American River system.

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Morning at the Effie Yeaw Nature Preserve

Nature Preserve

The Nature Center is part of a 100-acre nature preserve with riparian and oak woodlands, shrub lands, meadows, and aquatic habitats.

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Upcoming Events

Deer and Fawn Storytime

May 24, 2018

10:30am - We invite you and your preschooler to join us for a whimsical journey into nature through stories, songs and crafts. And if time allows, you'll meet and learn about one of our friendly, resident animals!

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Working with Willow

June 03, 2018

Learn how to build with willow, as the Native people did. Vince La Pena will teach the ethics of gathering, how to prepare willow, and how to construct a frame which will be the base of the Nature Centerís replica village tule hut.

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Educational Opportunities

Kids learning from school tour guide

School Programs

Bring your students to the Nature Center to explore, discover and learn in the outdoors!

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Scouts taking picture of water discovery

Group/Scout Tours

Bring your homeschool group on our beautiful nature preserve and explore the animals and plant life in a guided tour.

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150 Frequently Seen Birds features full color images of many species of California's Great Valley

Publications

Learn even more about local wildlife and history through ARNHA's publications, sold online and in our gift shop!

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