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  • 06/23 Saturday
    Open Arts Studio for Families
    10:30 AM – 2:30 PM
    Exploring Nature | Wildlife Encounters
    11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Grace Farms Tour
    12:45 PM – 2:15 PM
    06/27 Wednesday
    Practicing Joy | Imagination Playground
    10:30 AM – 2:30 PM
    Grace Farms Tour
    12:45 PM – 2:15 PM
    Astronomy at Grace Farms | Saturn at Opposition
    8:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Open Arts Studio for Families

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Earth Day | Celebrating Biodiversity

Earth Day | Celebrating Biodiversity

Earth Day | Celebrating Biodiversity

Date

Apr 21, 2018
10:00 AM–6:00 PM

Venue

Grace Farms, CT

Ticket price

Free

Join Grace Farms Foundation in celebrating the biodiversity of nature this Earth Day. Explore Grace Farms’ 80-acre preserve and enjoy programs and activities highlighting the importance of preserving woodlands and wildlife.

 

10 am – 12 pm

Managing Meadows, a conversation with Penn Marchael, Project Manager at Larry Weaner Associates, about how to grow and nurture the native meadows where bees, butterflies, and birds thrive

Native Plants, stations where families can learn more about how our area’s local plant species contribute to biodiversity

 

10:30 am – 2:30 pm

Open Arts Studio for Families, a facilitated workshop where children and families can create art inspired by the diversity of tiny insects and wild plants that live in Grace Farms’ meadows.

 

12 – 1 pm

The Biodiversity of Birds of Prey, a demonstration with Master Falconer Brian Bradley

 

1 – 2 pm

Nature Walk | Native Birds, a guided birdwatching walk with Master Birder Frank Mantlik where visitors will discover the diverse species that live on Grace Farms’ 80-acre preserve (on-site registration required)

 

2 – 3 pm

Nature Walk | Preserving Biodiversity, a guided walk with Aaron Lefland, Executive Director of the New Canaan Land Trust, through Grace Farms’ diverse ecosystems, including open meadows, woods, wetlands, and ponds (on-site registration required)

Coexisting with Native Wildlife, a demonstration on the beauty and diversity of our area’s wildlife featuring New Canaan Nature Center

 

3 – 4 pm

The Biodiversity of Birds of Prey, a demonstration with Master Falconer Brian Bradley

Please note: Carpooling is recommended as our capacity during Earth Day will be limited to the Grace Farms parking lot.
Nature + Environment
Arts + Beauty
Faith + Meaning
Community + Relationships
Justice + Ethics
Children and Families
Teens
Adults
Seniors
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Nature

Join Grace Farms Foundation in celebrating the biodiversity of nature this Earth Day. Explore Grace Farms’ 80-acre preserve and enjoy programs and activities highlighting the importance of preserving woodlands and wildlife.

 

10 am – 12 pm

Managing Meadows, a conversation with Penn Marchael, Project Manager at Larry Weaner Associates, about how to grow and nurture the native meadows where bees, butterflies, and birds thrive

Native Plants, stations where families can learn more about how our area’s local plant species contribute to biodiversity

 

10:30 am – 2:30 pm

Open Arts Studio for Families, a facilitated workshop where children and families can create art inspired by the diversity of tiny insects and wild plants that live in Grace Farms’ meadows.

 

12 – 1 pm

The Biodiversity of Birds of Prey, a demonstration with Master Falconer Brian Bradley

 

1 – 2 pm

Nature Walk | Native Birds, a guided birdwatching walk with Master Birder Frank Mantlik where visitors will discover the diverse species that live on Grace Farms’ 80-acre preserve (on-site registration required)

 

2 – 3 pm

Nature Walk | Preserving Biodiversity, a guided walk with Aaron Lefland, Executive Director of the New Canaan Land Trust, through Grace Farms’ diverse ecosystems, including open meadows, woods, wetlands, and ponds (on-site registration required)

Coexisting with Native Wildlife, a demonstration on the beauty and diversity of our area’s wildlife featuring New Canaan Nature Center

 

3 – 4 pm

The Biodiversity of Birds of Prey, a demonstration with Master Falconer Brian Bradley

Please note: Carpooling is recommended as our capacity during Earth Day will be limited to the Grace Farms parking lot.
Children and Families
Teens
Adults
Seniors

Nature

Date

Apr 21, 2018
10:00 AM–6:00 PM

Venue

Grace Farms, CT

Ticket price

Free