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In protecting darkness, conservation finds new light

Posted March 27
Saving Land magazine, Spring 2024, Land Trust Alliance
Tom Springer
Someone sits on a rock wearing a helmet with a light shining up at a dark sky full of stars.
About This Saving Land

From California to Connecticut and Texas to Michigan, the conservation work of land trusts can help reduce the harmful effects of light pollution on people, plants and wildlife — and bring in new visitors to experience the wonder of darkness.

Tom Springer has served in several roles for the accredited Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy, including board member, volunteer and writer.