Two dark sky locations in Alberta could be washed out by plans to install LED lights along the southwest Calgary ring road, says a broad group of concerned activists.
A local observatory and a wildlife conservation area are most acutely “under threat,” but drivers, wildlife, sleep quality and local astronomy students will also be worse off if the province goes through with its plans, says a petition circulating online.
“If you have ever been to the Rothney Observatory or the Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation area, you would know these are two Calgary hidden gems that need protecting,” said Gord Hayes,
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