|Project title||Wide spread familiarization with the problem of light pollution, and preparation of Starry Sky Park nomination package for the Bükk National Park|
|Thematic area||Environment and sustainable development|
|Name of the organization||Kaptárkő Association for Nature Conservation and Cultural Heritage|
|Postal address||3300 Eger, Kallómalom u. 32. III./9.|
|Project manager||Novák Richárd|
|Project timeframe||August 15th, 2014 - September 15th, 2015|
|Amount of support||9,036 €|
Light pollutative lamps has been placed in a huge amount in cities and settlements. The National Park of Bükk is the most diverse national park of Hungary, covered almost 100% with forests. The association aims to reduce light pollution in order to protect the natural values, specially the animals in this area. The main target groups are decision makers, settlement leaders and opinion leaders as they don1t know about the problem. Thus the association measures the light pollution and the light pollutants in the settlements of Bükk and they will organize awarreness raising night astronomy presentations. The collected data is being presented through fora and other channels to the public and the decision makers thus intitating dialogue about the topic.