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    Grace Farms Tour
    10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
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    10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
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Grace Farms Tour

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Earth Day | Restoring Wild

Earth Day | Restoring Wild

Earth Day | Restoring Wild

Date

Apr 27, 2019
10:00 AM–6:00 PM

Venue

Grace Farms, CT

Ticket price

Free

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.

Nature + Environment
Arts + Beauty
Faith + Meaning
Community + Relationships
Justice + Ethics
Children and Families
Teens
Adults
Seniors
court
Sustainability
Sharon Prince
River building
architecture
SANAA
Grace Farms Nature
Grace Farms Arts
Grace Farms Justice
Grace Farms Community
Grace Farms Faith
Krishna Patel
Mark Fowler
Rod Khattabi
Julianne Swartz Joy Still
ethical supply chain
transparent supply chain
unchain.org
Space Grants
day trips from nyc
ct day trips
day trips from nyc without a car
spring daytrips
family getaways from nyc
pollinators
native plants
pollinator decline
biodiversity
honey bees
native bees
nature conservancy
pollinator pathways
Grace Farms and nature
Earth Day
Fairfield County and pollinator pathways
restoring wild and Grace Farms
habitat loss
pesticides and bees
wildlife trafficking
African Union
Zambia
poaching
ivory
rhino horns
pangolin scales

Nature

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.

Children and Families
Teens
Adults
Seniors

Nature

Date

Apr 27, 2019
10:00 AM–6:00 PM

Venue

Grace Farms, CT

Ticket price

Free

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