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Native American culture the focus of upcoming “Makerspace” program

Learning by Leading event

Sunday, November 22, 2015 from 1-3 p.m. at the UC Davis Arboretum’s Wyatt Deck, students from the Arboretum’s Learning by Leading internship program have put together a very special opportunity for participants of all ages to learn more about plants and Native American culture.

Attendees will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn about the historical significance of dreamcatchers and drums
    and create them;
  • Grind acorns and learn about their many uses in Native American culture;
  • Learn about other edibles and plant one into an up-cycled water bottle planter; and,
  • Play Native American games

This event is FREE and great for all ages!

About the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden’s Learning by Leading programBecause we believe in the fundamental premise that students learn best by leading we offer the campus landscape as a living laboratory where students can develop critical skills in sustainable horticulture, ecological restoration, and environmental education.