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IDA Now Accepting Applications for 2017 Board of Directors

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 [...]

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…
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Help us raise $140,000 for dark skies! Give now and your gift will be matched, dollar for dollar!   Make a Donation   For the past 29 years, International Dark-Sky Association has made lasting inroads…
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The Night Sky and You

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on June 13, 2017 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…
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Hungary Takes The Lead In Europe As Third International Dark Sky Park Is Named Thumbnail

The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) today announced the designation of Bükk National Park in northern Hungary as the world’s newest International Dark Sky Park. Known as “Bükki Csillagoségbolt-park” (“Bükk Starry Sky Park”) in Hungary, the…
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on June 8, 2017 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…
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Newport State Park Designated Wisconsin’s First International Dark Sky Park Thumbnail

Newport State Park, Wisconsin’s only wilderness state park, has now also become the first state park in Wisconsin designated by IDA as an International Dark Sky Park, one of just 48 parks in the world…
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IDA Looks to the Future with the Hiring of Associate  Director of Philanthropy Thumbnail

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…
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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…
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Reclaiming the Night: IDA’s 2017 Annual General Meeting Thumbnail

2017 IDA Annual General Meeting & Conference Reclaiming the Night Policy and Technology as Tools of Change November 10, 11 & 12, 2017 IDA’s 2017 Annual General Meeting presents the people and ideas leading the…
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The Night Sky and You

The Night Sky and You on May 15, 2017 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…
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