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  • 09/21 Saturday
    Birdwatching at Grace Farms | Fall Migration
    10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    Grace Farms Tour
    10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    Open Arts Studio for Families
    10:30 AM – 2:30 PM
    Exploring Nature | Restoring Native Meadows
    12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
    Ending Violence Against Women | A Conversation with Dr. Denis Mukwege
    4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    09/25 Wednesday
    Astronomy at Grace Farms | Fall Constellations
    8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    09/26 Thursday
    Grace Farms Tour
    10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    09/28 Saturday
    Birdwatching at Grace Farms | Fall Migration
    10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    Grace Farms Tour
    10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    Growing Community | Fall Planting
    10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Open Arts Studio for Families
    10:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Birdwatching at Grace Farms | Fall Migration

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x Saturday, 9/21 | Grace Farms will be open to the public 10am-6pm. After 1pm, parking will only be available for registered program attendees.

Regional Convening for Sustainable Development

Regional Convening for Sustainable Development

Regional Convening for Sustainable Development

Date

Feb 07, 2018
9:00 AM–4:30 PM

Venue

Grace Farms, CT

Ticket price

Sold Out

Join Grace Farms Foundation and Live Green Connecticut for the first annual Regional Convening for Sustainable Development (RCSD). Thought leaders from around the world will discuss wide-ranging strategies for sustainable development, with regional case studies demonstrating how some of those strategies have been implemented locally. Learn how we can come together to make Connecticut a leader in community-driven sustainable development.

 

Convening Schedule:

9:00 am

  • Welcome: Adam Thatcher, Grace Farms Foundation Director of Operations, and Daphne Dixon, Co-founder and Executive Director of Live Green Connecticut

9:15 am

  • Video message from Jeffrey Sachs, Director of Sustainable Development at Columbia University
  • Introduction: Dr. David L. Downie, Fairfield University

9:35 am

  • Keynote Address: Kanni Wignaraja, Director, UN Development Operations Coordination Office
  • Introduction to the Sustainable Development Goals, SDG Academy and Sustainable Development Solutions Network

10:05 am

  • Panel 1: “Building Sustainability Into Our Cities,”; Introduction: Kevin Moynihan, First Selectman, New Canaan

10:30 am

  • Coffee Break

10:45 am

  • Catherine Smith, State of Connecticut Economic and Community Development
  • Introduction: Dr. Howard Rosenbaum, Conservation Biologist at Columbia University

11:15 am

  • Panel 2: “The Condition of CT’s Sustainable Development Infrastructure”

11:40 am

  • Panel 3: “The Critical Role Businesses Play in Sustainable Development”

12:15 p.m.

  • Lunch

1:30 pm & 3 pm

  • Breakout Sessions 1 and 2: Regional and Community Sustainable Development Presentations

4:20 pm

  • Closing Remarks

4:45 – 6 pm

  • Networking Reception

 

Call for Presentations

Applications due January 30th.

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
Philanthropy
Rob Reich
Donor-Advised Funds
Not-for-profits
non-profits
wildlife trafficking
African Union
Zambia
poaching
ivory
rhino horns
pangolin scales
social sculpture
Joseph Beuy
Dr. Vanessa Patrick-Ralhan
Association for Consumer Research
Rebecca Solnit
Grace Farms and Social Sculpture
grace farms and pollinator pathways
pollinator habitats
environmentalists
New Canaan and pollinator pathways
Mark Fowler and pollinator pathways
summer day trip in CT
New York City Day Trip to CT
nature day trips in CT
Day trips not far from NYC
Summer day trips not far from NYC
Day trips for children and family in CT
modern-day slavery
child slavery
forced labor
World Cocoa Foundation
west elm
williams-sonoma
eye heart hand
not-for-profit Nest
Tony’s Chocolonely
GoodWeave
Kailash Satyarthi
third-party auditors
auditors
Global Slavey Index
Washington Post
U.S. Army Chaplains
Chaplains
hopeful spaces

Community

Join Grace Farms Foundation and Live Green Connecticut for the first annual Regional Convening for Sustainable Development (RCSD). Thought leaders from around the world will discuss wide-ranging strategies for sustainable development, with regional case studies demonstrating how some of those strategies have been implemented locally. Learn how we can come together to make Connecticut a leader in community-driven sustainable development.

 

Convening Schedule:

9:00 am

  • Welcome: Adam Thatcher, Grace Farms Foundation Director of Operations, and Daphne Dixon, Co-founder and Executive Director of Live Green Connecticut

9:15 am

  • Video message from Jeffrey Sachs, Director of Sustainable Development at Columbia University
  • Introduction: Dr. David L. Downie, Fairfield University

9:35 am

  • Keynote Address: Kanni Wignaraja, Director, UN Development Operations Coordination Office
  • Introduction to the Sustainable Development Goals, SDG Academy and Sustainable Development Solutions Network

10:05 am

  • Panel 1: “Building Sustainability Into Our Cities,”; Introduction: Kevin Moynihan, First Selectman, New Canaan

10:30 am

  • Coffee Break

10:45 am

  • Catherine Smith, State of Connecticut Economic and Community Development
  • Introduction: Dr. Howard Rosenbaum, Conservation Biologist at Columbia University

11:15 am

  • Panel 2: “The Condition of CT’s Sustainable Development Infrastructure”

11:40 am

  • Panel 3: “The Critical Role Businesses Play in Sustainable Development”

12:15 p.m.

  • Lunch

1:30 pm & 3 pm

  • Breakout Sessions 1 and 2: Regional and Community Sustainable Development Presentations

4:20 pm

  • Closing Remarks

4:45 – 6 pm

  • Networking Reception

 

Call for Presentations

Applications due January 30th.

Adults

Community

Date

Feb 07, 2018
9:00 AM–4:30 PM

Venue

Grace Farms, CT

Ticket price

Sold Out

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