At this time of year, millions of birds are moving through Utah’s night skies and they need dark skies to navigate successfully. Here are a couple of things you can do that have a big impact on birds:
1. Shield outdoor lights to prevent light from being emitted upwards.
2. Turn off lights by midnight during migration seasons (April-May and August-September).
Reducing light pollution also has the benefits of lowering energy usage, saving money, and preserving night skies for everyone.
Heather Dove, President, Great Salt Lake Audubon
Fall Breeding Season
Bull moose may be especially aggressive during The Rut, which is usually September-October. You may hear a moose before you see a moose. Please be respectful and give them space.
For more information, please visit Wild Aware Utah.