Public invited to stargazing event next month

PUBLISHED: 08:00 22 February 2020

People are being invited to learn about the effects of light pollution

People are being invited to learn about the effects of light pollution

Archant

A star-gazing session to educate people of the effects of light pollution on the environment is to be held next month.

CPRE Avonside is inviting members of the public to join them on February 27 from 6.30pm at Hutton village hall, in Church Lane, to learn more about the night sky and light pollution.

The event, hosted by the countryside charity, is the first in a serious held across Avonside between February and July this year.

It offers people, including those in urban areas, an opportunity to learn more about the harmful effects of light pollution and its impact on health, the countryside and wildlife through a series of stargazing sessions, talks, workshops and space-themed activities with figures such as Jo Richardson of Wells and Mendip Astronomers and Space Detectives, and TV wildlife expert Chris Sperring MBE.

For more information, visit www.bit.ly/2T83dzl


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Weston Mercury. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Weston Mercury