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Earth Day | Restoring Wild

Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Join Grace Farms Foundation and The Nature Conservancy for our annual Earth Day Celebration! Explore Grace Farms’ 80-acre preserve and enjoy programs, activities, and expert-led discussions on the importance of restoring native habitats.

 

10 am – 5 pm

Interactive Meadows Plaza featuring native plants, children’s activities, and demonstrations from Pollinator Pathway about the importance of ecosystems to pollinators.

 

10:30 am – 2:30 pm        

Open Arts Studio for Families | Habitat and Home, facilitated workshops for children ages 3 to 10 celebrating the importance of restoring natural habitats. Fun-filled activities will focus on the amazing animal architects who build homes and communities, just like we do.

 

10:30 – 11:30 am

Native Bird Walk, a guided walk through Grace Farms’ walking trails, led by Master Birder Frank Mantlik, in search of our area’s native birds. Capacity is limited; on-site registration is required for our Native Bird Walks.

 

12 – 1 pm

Birds of Prey, a falconry demonstration with Master Falconer Brian Bradley.

 

1 – 2 pm

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

The Benefits of Rewilding, a conversation with Dave Gumbart, Director of Land Management at The Nature Conservancy, about the important relationship between native plants and the birds and insects that rely on them for food and shelter.

Native Bird Walk, a guided walk through Grace Farms’ walking trails, led by Master Birder Frank Mantlik, in search of our area’s native birds. Capacity is limited; on-site registration is required for our Native Bird Walks.

 

2 – 3 pm

Birds of Prey, a falconry demonstration with Master Falconer Brian Bradley.

 

3 – 4 pm

Restoring Native Meadows, a conversation with Penn Marchael, Founder of Pennington Grey, about planting and maintaining meadows.

Native Bird Walk, a guided walk through Grace Farms’ walking trails, led by Master Birder Frank Mantlik, in search of our area’s native birds. Capacity is limited; on-site registration is required for our Native Bird Walks.

 

 

 

To learn more, join us on Friday, April 26th for Restoring Wild in Urban and Suburban Areas, a  conversation about the importance of restoring natural habitats featuring Pascal Mittermaier, Global Managing Director of Cities at The Nature Conservancy; LaTresse Snead, Deputy Director of Global Cities at The Nature Conservancy; Penn Marchael, Founder of Pennington Grey; and Mark Fowler, Grace Farms Foundation’s Nature Initiative Director.

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Saturday, April 27, 2019
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