In LIGMAN’s ongoing commitment to reducing the impact of artificial lighting on the natural environment, select luminaires
are now available with the option of long wavelength light sources.
This is designated with the TURTLE FRIENDLY symbol shown on this page and appears next to products when this option
The incorrect lighting at beach front developments can prevent sea turtles from nesting or baby turtles from safely reaching the ocean.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) have developed a series of guidelines and recommendations to assist lighting designers and engineers, make informed decisions when specifying light fittings for impacted developments.
One of the major requirements for reducing the impact of artificial lighting on the nesting habits of sea turtles is the use of of long wavelength (greater than 560 nm) light sources such as amber, orange and red LED’s.
All TURTLE FRIENDLY luminaires in the LIGMAN catalogue are certified to have light sources that only produce light above 560nm in the visible spectrum wavelength in accordance with the FWC guidelines.
Browse LIGMAN’s range of TURTLE FRIENDLY fittings: https://www.ligman.com/turtle-friendly-technology/
FWC Information about Sea Turtles and Lights: https://myfwc.com/wildlifehabitats/wildlife/sea-turtle/lighting/
Learn more about Turtle Friendly Lighting on the new resources page: https://www.ligman.com/turtle-friendly-lighting/