from Tenacious Unicorn:
one co-owner was raised on a farm.
one co-owner had worked with the targeted animals before.
start with growing food to sustain everyone living and/or working onsite. Then, sell some.
Dual LLC & 501c-3 status
Food forests: build soil; black locusts and willows good for this.
Someone to manage money: donations and tax write-offs
generate income with off-site work and gigs.
have emergency housing and visitor housing
connect with satellite orgs
ask for volunteers
connect with neighbors and like-minded groups
learn to shoot and invest in gun ownership