• Toledo’s tallest buildings dimming the lights to help birds migrate through the area
    Toledo’s tallest buildings dimming the lights to help birds migrate through the area By Michael Bratton | Posted: Fri 11:33 PM, May 03, 2019 | Updated: Fri 11:44 PM, May 03, 2019   TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – It’s known as the biggest week in American birding and for good reason. “We’ve got three big migratory fronts coming through, and they all come through here all […]
  • Lights Out drive gains some traction in Northeast Ohio
    Lights Out drive gains some traction in Northeast Ohio by Stan Bullard. April 28, 2019 04:00 AM   Lights out — or lights on? That’s the question that is beginning to roil downtown skyscraper owners and operators as a group of volunteers pushes for a Lights Out Cleveland campaign during periods of bird migration in the spring and fall. A total of 21 buildings, mostly downtown but also […]
  • Lights Out Columbus featured on NBC4
    Group encourages turning lights off to help migratory birds   by: Elizabeth McGiffin Posted: Mar 25, 2019 / 10:18 PM EDT / Updated: Mar 25, 2019 / 10:18 PM EDT   While all of the windows and bright lights from buildings like these in Columbus might look nice to us, for birds, they can be deadly. A group called Lights Out Columbus came together to help make sure that birds can safely […]
  • Fox 8: Lights Out Cleveland wants downtown buildings to turn off lights to save birds
    CLEVELAND– A campaign is encouraging Cleveland buildings to turn out the lights at night in an effort to save migratory birds. Ohio Lights Out and Lights Out Cleveland said building collisions are the leading cause of death in birds during migration in North America, resulting in about a half a billion fatalities each year. “Although we all enjoy the beauty of Cleveland’s skyline, […]
  • Lights Out Cleveland featured on Cleveland 19 News
    By Dan DeRoos | March 19, 2019 at 2:44 PM EST – Updated March 19 at 6:27 PM CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -A statewide project called Ohio Lights Out, is trying to get big buildings in big cites to turn off lights at night so that migrating birds don’t get confused and slam into them and die. Most birds migrate at night when there are fewer predators and winds tend to be lighter. If there are low […]