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Oak Park

The Dark Side of Outdoor Light: Light Pollution and its Effects on the Environment and Human Health

Join the Oak Park Public Library for a presentation about the harmful effects of light pollution on wildlife and human health, and what you and your local government can do to reduce the impacts.

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The Dark Side of Outdoor Light: Light Pollution and its Effects on the Environment and Human Health
The Dark Side of Outdoor Light: Light Pollution and its Effects on the Environment and Human Health

Time & Location

Oct 18, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Oak Park, 834 Lake St, Oak Park, IL 60301, USA

About the event

Join the Oak Park Public Library for a presentation about the harmful effects of light pollution on wildlife and human health, and what you and your local government can do to reduce the impacts.

Robert Sullivan is a visual resource scientist specializing in scenic resource management who worked for 30 years in the Environmental Science Division at Argonne National Laboratory. In addition to designing visual resource management methods, systems, and guidance for U.S. federal agencies, he also developed best management practices for reducing impacts from artificial light at night. He currently works as a private consultant, and uses his expertise in horticulture and landscape architecture in a volunteer capacity to manage a rooftop pollinator garden and other green spaces at the Center on Halsted in Chicago

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