Conservation on an Astronomical Scale

Date and Time

Thursday, December 9, 2021, 7:00PM - 8:30PM

Location

Web Based,
NH United States

Registration

Registration is required for this activity.

Overview

Join Doug Arion, Executive Director of the Mountains of Stars public science education and outreach program, for a discussion of light pollution: its surprisingly widespread effects, its impacts on people and the environment, how it compromises our ability to observe space from the surface of the earth, and how we can fix the problem and save money at the same time. This presentation will also describe light pollution reduction efforts in the AMC, including creating an International Dark Sky Park surrounding the AMC lands in the Maine Woods -- which preserved 75000 acres of the last dark sky area in the eastern 2/3 of the US, as well as lighting improvements being made at AMC facilities.

AMC Trip Policy

COVID 19 Information: As of December 1, 2021 AMC requires volunteers be vaccinated or receive a negative PCR test within 72 hours of the start of an event. AMC relies on the honor system for compliance. Participants may be required to wear masks, provide proof of vaccination, or in the alternative a current (within 72 hours) negative PCR test as a condition of attending this event. For your personal safety, you should expect to be in the presence of vaccinated and unvaccinated people in all AMC settings and should make choices about participating accordingly.

Cost

Free

Mountains of Stars

Activity

Conservation

Offered By

New Hampshire

Status

Open

Audience

Families


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