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The International Dark-Sky Association works to protect the night skies for present and future generations.

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IDA Announces Criteria for Community-Friendly Outdoor Sports Lighting

IDA’s mission is to preserve and protect the nighttime environment and our heritage of dark skies through environmentally responsible lighting. The need for environmentally responsible outdoor lighting that balances the human need for light with […] Read More

A Powerful Storm is Brewing in Colorado | International Dark Sky Week Inspiration

A Powerful Storm is Brewing in Colorado | International Dark Sky Week Inspiration Image

International Dark Sky Week, April 15-21, 2018, draws attention to the problems associated with light pollution and promotes simple solutions available to mitigate it. This year, we’re sharing success stories from the worldwide community of dark […] Read More

Rainbow Bridge National Monument Designated World’s 4th International Dark Sky Sanctuary

Rainbow Bridge National Monument Designated World’s 4th International Dark Sky Sanctuary Image

Rainbow Bridge National Monument and the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) are excited to announce the designation of Rainbow Bridge National Monument in Utah, U.S., as an International Dark Sky Sanctuary. The Sanctuary designation is the […] Read More

Earth Night | International Dark Sky Week Inspiration

Earth Night | International Dark Sky Week Inspiration Image

Andy Kreyche of the IDA Santa Cruz Chapter believes that the night sky should be of interest to everyone. Kreyche has been involved with the Chapter in California for about two years, and now serves […] Read More

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