Connecticut Land Conservation Conference

March 23, 2024, Wesleyan University

Usdan Center, 45 Wyllys Avenue, Middletown

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The Adverse Consequences of Light Pollution

Room: TBD
Intro Level, Intermediate Level, Advanced Level

Workshop will focus on adverse consequences of light pollution on the ecology and human health. Also covered will be the current state of affairs in legislative and regulatory efforts to control light pollution, including the most recent Lights Out legislation to require state buildings to turn lights off at night to help with bird migration. Also discussed will be the Light Pollution Control requirements contained in the CT State Building Code.

Presenter(s)

Susan Masino, Vernon D. Roosa Professor of Applied Science, Trinity College; Member, Science and Technology Working Group of the Governor’s Council on Climate Change (GC3)

Craig Repasz, Co-Chair, Lights Out CT; Conservation Chair, CT Ornithological Association

Leo Smith, Chair, DarkSky International-CT Chapter

Resources and Handouts

Clcc Handclap

“CLCC’s annual conference is like Woodstock for Connecticut’s land conservation community. It’s an opportunity to foster connections, get inspired, and celebrate our collective accomplishments”

- Pete Govert, Executive Director, East Haddam Land Trust


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