Lights Out

It’s Time to Turn Off Lights to Save Birds

It’s Time to Turn Off Lights to Save Birds

— Millions of birds are moving through Colorado, and they need dark skies.
Fall Migrations Begin!

Fall Migrations Begin!

— Turn off your lights to give birds safe passage.
Turning Off Lights at Night Could Halve Bird Deaths On Chicago’s Lakeshore

Turning Off Lights at Night Could Halve Bird Deaths On Chicago’s Lakeshore

— An analysis of more than 11,000 birds struck dead by a single building's windows shows turning lights off during migration makes a big difference.
Bird Migration & Your Yard

Bird Migration & Your Yard

— From native plants to nest boxes, there are many ways you can help birds in your yard.
New Program Launches to Save Migrating Birds in Colorado

New Program Launches to Save Migrating Birds in Colorado

— Lights Out Colorado aims to help Coloradans save millions of birds.
A New Golden Age of Observation Is Revealing the Wonders of Night Migration

A New Golden Age of Observation Is Revealing the Wonders of Night Migration

— Most migratory birds make their epic annual journeys under cover of darkness. Modern technologies are helping scientists understand the perils these nocturnal voyagers face to better protect them.
Artificial Lighting May Shift Bird Migration by More Than a Week, New Research Says

Artificial Lighting May Shift Bird Migration by More Than a Week, New Research Says

— Purple Martins exposed to bright nighttime light migrated eight days early—which could lead to starvation at their breeding grounds.
The Bipartisan Partnership Behind the Bird-Safe Building Act

The Bipartisan Partnership Behind the Bird-Safe Building Act

— The Federal Bird-Safe Buildings Act was just introduced—here’s what the Republican and Democratic co-sponsors have to say about it.