Category Archives: wildlife

GDC Monthly Planning Meeting, 9/18, 6:00 pm – Workshops/Speakers!

HI. Interested in helping us plan speakers and workshops for the fall and winter? As we manage DC’s Public Tool Library (see under Projects above) we now are able to really provide opportunities to learn. Some of what we are considering: Also, we’ll hear the latest on two DC bills that will affect solar power […]
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GNDC Tours the Anacostia River by Boat – Spots Open – July 22nd and Aug 12th!

UPDATE: Both boats are full – but we are starting a waiting list for July 22nd (Friday’s) – we think we can also squeeze in 2 more people. August’s tour is now full with a waiting lists. —– Pick a Date!: Tour 1: Friday, July 22nd at 2-4 PM for 18 people    Tour 2: Friday, August 12th at […]
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GNDC sent in comments on DC/DOT plans for new streetlighting

In a response to a notice sent out by the International Dark Sky Association about DC’s Department of Transportation’s request for new streetlighting that would be actually brighter than standards and thus affect wildlife and humans alike, we did a poll of GNDC members to see whether we should officially send comments to DC City […]
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Streetlights and Birds – Testify on the 26th!

Hello from DarkSky.org, The DC Department of Transportation (DDOT) plans to replace all of the District’s 75,000 streetlights with new LED lights. While LEDs are more energy-efficient than older lights, DDOT’s plan calls for the use of new lights that are far too bright – much, much brighter than what is set out in national […]
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