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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

10 am – 12 pm
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)

2 – 3 pm
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

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