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Call for 2019 IDA Award Nominations

Do you know a dark sky advocate who deserves recognition for their work defending the natural nighttime environment? The International Dark-Sky Association is pleased to request nominations for the 2019 IDA Awards. Each year, IDA […] Read more

Colorado Celebrates Dark Sky Month This June

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Thanks to the work of the IDA Colorado Chapter, Governor Jared Polis recently proclaimed June 2019 “Dark Sky Month” in the state. This designation is the result of committed dark sky advocates in Colorado, including […] Read more

Planning Your Next Trip to the Dark Side

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When was the last time you saw a star-studded sky? Was it in your backyard last night or on your family vacation to a national park last summer? Perhaps a true night sky is a […] Read more

Queensland Becomes a Leading Light with Dark Sky Sanctuary

Queensland Becomes a Leading Light with Dark Sky Sanctuary Image

The stars are shining bright at the Australian Age of Dinosaurs in Winton with confirmation the museum has received Australia’s first international certification for a Dark Sky Sanctuary. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the internationally-recognized award […] Read more


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