A Community Service of the
American River Natural History Association

A Community Service of the
American River Natural History Association

The Nature Center is located inside Ancil Hoffman County Park in Carmichael, enter from the corner of California Avenue and Tarshes Drive.  For driving, biking, walking directions to the Center see the tab "Directions to the Center".


Contact us by e-mail, phone, fax or letter at:


To request a program please select: School and Group Programs

Phone: (916) 489-4918

FAX: (916) 489-4983

Mail:  Effie Yeaw Nature Center

P.O. Box 579 ,

Carmichael, CA  95609-0579


Paul Tebbel - Nature Center Executive Director
Kelly Allen - Administrative Manager, Programs Scheduling 

Betty Cooper - Development Director, Media Relations
Jamie Washington - Volunteer Coordinator

Although we house resident animals, the Nature Center is NOT a licensed animal rescue facility and we cannot accept animals needing care. If you find an injured animal, we are willing to help you find the right rehabilitation organization – please call us during our business hours: 916-489-4918.
Effie Yeaw Nature Center Photograph Use and Permissions Policy
Photographs on display on the Effie Yeaw Nature Center website, are the property of the Effie Yeaw Nature Center (EYNC) and may not be used without permission and proper attribution from EYNC staff. If you are interested in obtaining permission to use a photograph, please email the EYNC at Info@SacNatureCenter.net and provide your name, organization, contact information, which photo you would like to use and where you will be displaying it on your site. Staff will help with proper attribution information as needed. EYNC staff also reserves the right to refuse use of photographs if the organization does not agree with the goals and messages of the EYNC.