Birds and Brews is back by popular demand - this time to launch Lights Out for Migration!
Join us for live music, beverages by Fisher Brewing, handmade art, and inquisitive company in the cozy atmosphere of The Chase Mill - all for a good cause! Tray Aviary has partnered with Dark Sky SLC to launch an important new citizen science initiative; Lights Out for Migration. W
Sportsmen, river rats, backpackers, car campers, weekend warriors, dirtbag climbers, any anyone else who likes to sleep under the stars - here's a great chance to learn how to know what you're seeing when you look up - and how to share your wisdom with others!
Join us for a night under the full moon at Tracy Aviary for Birds and Brews & the Bortle Scale!
Guests will enjoy live music from Doc Young, beer from Fisher Brewing Company, snacks, and a talk from Dark Sky SLC before a migration moonwatch with Tracy Aviary's Conservation Biologist.
The HexPress, a local printmaker, will be live printing Dark Sky SLC designs on shirts and totes (proceeds benefit Dark Sky SLC). University of Utah South Physics Observatory will be on hand with telescopes to better view the full moon.
This event is 21+, tickets are $20.
Ticket gets you four drink tickets, food is available for purchase.
Dress in layers and make sure to bring a (red, if possible) flashlight.
Observe SLC's night sky and learn about how light pollution effects health, wildlife, and energy costs. This walk will focus on downtown SLC, specifically it's lighting pros and cons regarding light pollution.
Wear comfortable shoes and bring your questioning brain! Jane Jacobs devotee Kat Nix and Dark Sky Maven Jess Dwyer will meet you at the Downtown SLC Harmon's (meet on the Cafe Level by southern windows). Kids welcome, all participants should be able to walk or roll at least 2 miles on paved surfaces at 2mph.
Learn more about Jane Jacobs, and why these walks are named for her, here.