Birds, Brews, and the Bortle Scale
Oct
5
7:00 PM19:00

Birds, Brews, and the Bortle Scale

Join us for a night under the full moon at Tracy Aviary for Birds and Brews & the Bortle Scale!   
Tickets: www.birdsandbrews.eventbrite.com

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.

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Jane Jacobs Walk: Lights at Night
Sep
19
8:00 PM20:00

Jane Jacobs Walk: Lights at Night

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.

RSVP here.

Learn more about Jane Jacobs, and why these walks are named for her, here.

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