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The Mission to Preserve Dark Skies is Critical and Inspiring

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“I DON’T WANT TO SEE THE NIGHT SKY FLOODED WITH LIGHT POLLUTION ANY MORE THAN I WANT TO SEE THE DAYTIME SKIES DARKENED WITH SMOG” -Keith Ashley, IDA Associate Director of Philanthropy   When I… Read More

Message from Co-Founder Tim Hunter

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  THE CHALLENGE IS DAUNTING BUT THE SOLUTION IS WITHIN OUR REACH Help IDA Save Dark Skies   I grew up in the 1950’s in Arlington Heights, IL, a northwest suburb of Chicago. The skies… Read More

IDA Now Accepting Applications for 2017 Board of Directors – Now Closed

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International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) is pleased to solicit applications for the 2017 board of directors election. Because IDA board service constitutes a substantial commitment, we are seeking applicants who are excited, passionate, and dedicated to… Read More

The Night Sky and You

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By: Dawn Davies, Public Advocacy Volunteer IDA Public Advocacy Volunteer and amateur astronomer, Dawn Davies, shares the hidden wonders of the night sky to engage our sense of wonder and inspire exploration of the night… Read More

IDA Looks to the Future with the Hiring of Associate Director of Philanthropy

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Now more than ever, people are turning to the experts at International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) for help addressing light pollution in their communities and around the world. The public now recognizes light pollution as a… Read More

The Night Sky and You

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  By: Dawn Davies, Public Advocacy Volunteer IDA Public Advocacy Volunteer and amateur astronomer, Dawn Davies, shares the hidden wonders of the night sky to engage our sense of wonder and inspire exploration of the… Read More

Reclaiming the Night: IDA’s 2017 Annual General Meeting

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  2017 IDA Annual General Meeting & Conference   IDA’s 2017 Annual General Meeting presents the people and ideas leading the way in the cause to end light pollution. Join us for an exciting weekend… Read More

Notes from IDA at the 37th Annual Sea Turtle Symposium

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  The International Sea Turtle Society’s 37th Annual Sea Turtle Symposium on Sea Turtle and Biology (ISTS) was attended by IDA’s Technical Director Pete Strasser, who was invited to give a presentation about IDA’s work… Read More

The Night Sky and You

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By: Dawn Davies, Public Advocacy Volunteer IDA Public Advocacy Volunteer and amateur astronomer, Dawn Davies, shares the hidden wonders of the night sky to engage our sense of wonder and inspire exploration of the night… Read More

World’s First Academic Center Dedicated to Dark Sky Studies

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The world’s first academic center specific to the issue of dark skies has been announced at The University of Utah. The Consortium for Dark Sky Studies (CDSS) will be “dedicated to discovering, developing, communicating and… Read More