Bird-Friendly Communities

Existing Lights Out Programs

The FLAP program in Toronto was the first to raise awareness of the problem lights pose for birds in an urban center, starting in 1993.

In 1999, Audubon and partners established the first Lights Out program in Chicago. Since then, groups in many other cities have organized programs to make a difference for birds:

View the American Bird Conservancy's map of US Cities with Lights Out Programs