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How NYC Audubon Helps Birds Disoriented From The Tribute In Light On 9/11
"We want the lights to be on, we understand what an important memorial it is. When the birds are trapped and they're coming in low and exhausting their energy trapped in the beams, it's incredibly upsetting."
Sep 11, 2021 11:31 AM
NYC Observes The 20th Anniversary Of The September 11th Attacks
On September 11, 2001, 2,977 people died in New York City, Shanksville, PA, and Washington, D.C.
Sep 11, 2021 6:01 AM
NYC Observes 19th Anniversary Of September 11th Attacks
Former Vice President and presidential candidate Joe Biden will attend the 9/11 Memorial Museum Ceremony while Vice President Mike Pence will attend the Tunnel to Towers ceremony.
Sep 11, 2020 8:34 AM
9/11 Tribute In Light Back On After Museum Gets Additional COVID-19 Resources
The Tribute In Light had been cancelled because organizers had concerns about staff being able to mount the installation properly during the pandemic.
Aug 15, 2020 7:00 PM
9/11 Tribute In Light Won’t Shine In 2020, A First In 18 Years
“The health risks during the pandemic were far too great."
Aug 14, 2020 1:02 PM
Tribute In Light Returns To Mark 18th Anniversary Of September 11 Attacks
The tribute produces two vertical columns of light meant to signify the Twin Towers rising high above the Manhattan skyline.
Sep 11, 2019 1:26 PM
Watch Live: NYC Observes The 17th Anniversary Of The September 11 Attacks
The Tribute in Light returns, and the WTC Transit hub's oculus will open.
Updated: Sep 11, 2018 9:39 AM
Can The Tribute In Light Help Save The City's Migrating Birds?
The annual memorial is helping scientists understand the ways in which light pollution is impacting the behavior of nocturnal animals.
Updated: Oct 3, 2017 5:33 PM
Tribute In Light's Beams Turned Off Three Times Because Of Migrating Birds
The NYC Audubon was on scene to monitor migrating birds last night, and asked the Tribute in Light's organizers to turn off the lights a couple times.
Updated: Sep 12, 2017 5:39 PM
Tribute In Light Returns For 16th Anniversary Of September 11 Attacks
The lights will appears around sunset and then fade into the morning.
Updated: Sep 11, 2017 5:24 PM
Tribute In Light Confused Migrating Birds, So Beams Were Turned Off (And Then Back On)
Artificial light has a way of confusing birds.
Updated: Sep 12, 2016 5:07 PM
Photos: Tribute In Light Rises To The Heavens On 15th Anniversary Of 9/11
The Tribute in Light was first illuminated on March 11, 2002, to mark the six-month anniversary.
Updated: Sep 12, 2016 9:44 AM
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