Maidu Focus Nature Area Tour

Grades 3-5

Maidu Culture Nature Focus

This tour focuses on the Valley Nisenan Maidu people and their relationship with the environment of the Sacramento Valley. The presentation includes a tour of the replica Nisenan Village and a brief explanation of the territory, language and populations of the Maidu. Natural resources and material culture will be explored trough hands-on replica artifact activity and a guided hike through the Nature Study Area.

Maidu Focus Nature Area Tour

Learn how the Valley Nisenan Maidu lived during this naturalist-guided tour of our replica Nisenan Maidu village and Nature Preserve trails, highlighting plant and animal resources traditionally used. Students will explore and interpret replica Maidu artifacts.

  • Offered Monday - Friday
  • Times: 9:15am - 11:00am OR 11:15am - 1:00pm
  • $170 for up to 35 students

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    Effie Yeaw Nature Center, Attn: Scheduling
    2850 San Lorenzo Way, Carmichael, CA 95608
    Fax: (916) 489-4983
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