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November 11, 2009 > Coyote Hills and the Fremont Plains archaeology seminar

Coyote Hills and the Fremont Plains archaeology seminar

Submitted By the East Bay Regional Park District

The East Bay Regional Park District will be hosting an Archaeology seminar on November 14 and 15. Register and enjoy the great outdoors.

Saturday November 14 seminar: The significance of 2,000+ year-old village sites at Coyote Hills, and other Ohlone cultural sites on the Fremont Plains, is the topic.

Perspectives and theories of archaeologists, cultural historians, students and educators, including Ohlones, will be shared. Hear about three decades of archaeological excavations. New theories about how the sites were used will be shared. Learn about what has happened to the sites since. (For ages 14 and older.)

Fee: $10/$8 Seniors (Residents outside of Alameda and Contra Costa counties, $12/$10)
Registration is required: 1-888-EBPARKS, (1-888-327-2757, option 2, 3)

Sunday, November 15 site visit: Visit a more than 2,000-year-old Tuibun Ohlone village site to learn about the site and its significance. Accommodation will be made for visitors with disabilities upon advance request. For assistance please call (510) 544-3220 or e-mail Free public program, $5 per car parking.

The Archaeology of Coyote Hills and the Fremont Plains
Saturday, November 14
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
California State University East Bay in Hayward
Meet at 2032 Meiklejohn Hall
Fee: $10/$8 Seniors
Registration required.
1-(888)-EBPARKS (option 2, 3)

Village Site Open House
Sunday, November 15
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Coyote Hills Regional Park
8000 Patterson Ranch Road, Fremont
Meet at the Village Site.
This program is free.
(510) 544-3220 or email

For more information about programs offered in the East Bay Regional Parks, see the publication, 'Regional in Nature' or visit website at

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