Become a Building Partner
Building Partners agree to our Building Partner Commitment, as outlined below.
If your organization would like to be recognized as a Lights Out Heartland Business Partner, please enroll your building.
Building Partner Commitment
Building Owners Can Take Action in May and September – Midnight to Sunrise
The Mississippi Flyway is used by 60% (over 325 species) of North American songbirds as a migration highway in the spring and fall. Lights Out Heartland calls on owners of buildings to help protect birds during the high migration intensity months of May and September. Lights Out Heartland recommends these five actions to reduce light pollution and save birds - while also saving energy and money!!
Lights Out Heartland recognizes that not all actions may be possible for a specific building due to safety, security, or other constraints. Cumulatively these actions will minimize light pollution from enrolled buildings and help to provide safe passage for migratory birds.
- Turn off exterior decorative lighting, leaving security lighting on as needed.
- Turn off lights or draw shades to block interior lighting that can be seen from the outside, especially on upper floors.
- Dim or reduce lobby or atrium lighting, especially after business hours.
- Moderate necessary indoor or exterior lighting on timers or motion sensors so those areas are lit only as needed.
- Limit exterior lighting to the ground level, through down-shielding or moderating lighting controls.
Your organization agrees that "recognition information" sent to us can be posted on this website and websites of "Lights Out Heartland Partners". If you are unable to provide your organization's logo during this submission, you can complete the form without sending the logo and send it us later by email.
Our Building Partners
Below is a list of our building partners
|03/13/2023||Clayton City Hall||10 N. Bemiston Ave||Clayton||MO||63105||http://www.claytonmo.gov|
|04/11/2022||Washington University in St. Louis - South 40 Camp||6515 Wydown Blvd||St. Louis||MO||63105||http://wustl.edu|
|04/11/2022||Washington University in St. Louis - Danforth Camp||1 Brookings Dr||St. Louis||MO||63105||http://wustl.edu|
|12/31/2021||Webster Groves Presbyterian Church||45 W. Lockwood Ave||Webster Groves||MO||63119||http://wgpc.org|
|12/15/2021||Saint Louis Zoo - Forest Park Campus||One Government Drive||St. Louis||MO||63110||http://stlzoo.org|
|08/17/2021||Wildlife Rescue Center||1128 New Ballwin Road||Ballwin||MO||63021||http://mowildlife.org|
|05/13/2021||St. Louis County - Administration Building||41 S. Central Ave.||Clayton||MO||63105||http://stlouiscountymo.gov|
|05/13/2021||St. Louis County - Court House||105 S. Central Ave.||Clayton||MO||63105||http://stlouiscountymo.gov|
|05/13/2021||St. Louis County - Public Health||6121 North Hanley Rd.||Berkeley||MO||63134||http://stlouiscountymo.gov|
|05/13/2021||St. Louis County - Transportation and Public Works||1050 N. Lindbergh Blvd.||St. Louis||MO||63132||http://stlouiscountymo.gov|
|05/13/2021||St. Louis County - Justice Center||100 S. Central Ave||Clayton||MO||63105||http://stlouiscountymo.gov|
|05/11/2021||Central Library - St. Louis Public Library||1301 Olive Street||St. Louis||MO||63103||http://slpl.org|
|09/01/2020||Burroughs Audubon Society of Greater Kansas City||300 SW West Park Road||Blue Springs||MO||64105||http://burroughs.org|
|09/01/2020||Missouri River Bird Observatory||27331 Highway WW||Marshall||MO||65340||http://mrbo.org|
|09/01/2020||Gateway Arch National Park||11 N. 4th Street||St. Louis||MO||63102||http://www.nps.gov/jeff/index.htm|