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Buffalo National River Recognized for its Exceptional Dark Sky

Buffalo National River Recognized for its Exceptional Dark Sky Thumbnail

Release Date: 6/13/2019 Contact: Casey Johannsen, 870-449-4311 Buffalo National River Recognized for its Exceptional Dark Sky Come for the river, stay for the stars HARRISON, ARK. – The National Park Service today announced the designation of [...]

Response to SpaceX Starlink Low Earth Orbit Satellite Constellation Thumbnail

Tucson, AZ – On May 23, 2019, the spacecraft company, SpaceX launched a group of sixty satellites into low Earth orbit (LEO). Due to their reflective solar panels and other metal surfaces, the satellites are…
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Call for Content for 2019 AGM Thumbnail

ABOUT THE 2019 AGM AND CONFERENCE The 2019 Annual General Meeting and Conference will showcase lessons and skills from the network of people working to protect the natural nighttime environment around the world. From first…
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Colorado Celebrates Dark Sky Month This June Thumbnail

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…
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Planning Your Next Trip to the Dark Side Thumbnail

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…
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Queensland Becomes a Leading Light with Dark Sky Sanctuary Thumbnail

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…
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Save the Date: IDA 2019 Annual General Meeting and Conference Thumbnail

The International Dark-Sky Association is pleased to invite you to the 2019 Annual General Meeting and Conference!  Every year, members of the International Dark-Sky Association gather at the Annual General Meeting and Conference where they…
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IDA Announces Lighting Guidelines for Electronic Messaging Centers Thumbnail

Today the International Dark-Sky Association released lighting guidelines for electronic messaging centers (EMCs). The guidelines, developed in line with Illuminating Engineering Society’s off-roadway sign recommendations, are the culmination of a two-year IDA process to address…
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Great Sand Dunes Designated as International Dark Sky Park Thumbnail

For Immediate Release – 5/9/2019 Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve and the International Dark-Sky Association are pleased to announce the designation of Great Sand Dunes as an International Dark Sky Park. This designation…
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Light Pollution Poses Threat to Migrating Birds Thumbnail

Across the northern hemisphere, the sights and sounds of migrating birds are a sure sign of spring. As temperatures warm and plants bloom, eager birders await the arrival of summer residents like warblers, tanagers, vireos…
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Tonto National Monument Designated as International Dark Sky Park Thumbnail

Roosevelt, AZ – On May 7, 2019, the National Park Service and the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) announced that Tonto National Monument has been designated as an International Dark Sky Park. This prestigious award means…
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