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Earth Day | Celebrating Biodiversity

Date/Time

Apr 21, 2018
10:00 AM

Description

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

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

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

 

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 with local wildlife experts

 

3 – 4 pm

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

Cost

Free

Location

View map Grace Farms
365 Lukes Wood Road
New Canaan, CT

Additional Information

Sponsor

Grace Farms Foundation

Phone

203-920-1702

Contact name

Regan Hayes

Contact email

info@gracefarmsfoundation.org

Region:

Bedford,Fairfield,Ridgefield,Wilton

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