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Grace Farms was designed to contribute to the public’s quality of life by providing a peaceful respite that inspires the exploration of wilderness and open space. Our educational partnerships, with organizations such as The New Canaan Land Trust and Larry Weaner Associates, explore topics such as biodiversity and restoring meadows. Signature events, including Earth Day and Source to Sound River Clean-Up, encourages hands-on participation in restoring and preserving our land.
Grace Farms offers more than 35 weeks of multigenerational programming where the public can explore astronomy or enjoy a birdwatching tour along unstructured meadows, woods, wetlands, and ponds. More than 80 species of birds, including hawks, owls, and falcons, reside at Grace Farms.
The Nature Initiative is committed to protecting endangered species and wildlife at a local and international level through our interdisciplinary collaboration with the Justice Initiative. We participate in the development of international training programs to combat and successfully prosecute transnational organized crime groups. By building a coalition of individuals, not-for-profits (NGOs), and law enforcement experts, we promote greater multi-agency information sharing, including investigative techniques to identify and disrupt criminal activity.
Read more about our unique approach to combat wildlife trafficking.
Annual profits from illegal sales of animal parts, including rhino horn and elephant tusks range from $7–23 billion.
There are only four foundations directly supporting law enforcement in anti-wildlife trafficking.
A task force in Brazzaville led to the seizure of 3.8 tons of pangolin body scales (roughly 1,000 dead animals) in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.