Lighting Resources

These are additional resources in wildlife lighting that may be useful in conducting lighting research.

"Understanding, Assessing, and Resolving Light-Pollution Problems on Sea Turtle Nesting Beaches", by Blair Witherington and Erik Martin. Available in English or Spanish PDF.  This Technical Report provides background information on sea turtles and lights and discusses many solutions to lighting problems.

Ecological Consequences of Artificial Night Lighting by Catherine Rich and Travis Longcore. (for purchase)

FWC Facts:
Approximately 1.7 million acres of Florida's remaining natural areas have been invaded by nonindigenous plant species, which have degraded and diminished our ecosystem.

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