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Anza-Borrego Desert State Park Recognized as an International Dark Sky Park

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Anza-Borrego Desert State Park in southern California, U.S., has long been considered a premier site for stargazing, and today it cements that reputation with the announcement that IDA has designated it as an International Dark Sky [...]

IDA Weighs In On Interior Department’s Review of 21 National Monuments Thumbnail

In response to the U.S. Department of the Interior’s proposed rulemaking to review the status of 21 National Monuments, IDA has provided extensive written comments urging the continued protection of the National Monuments and their…
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The Mission to Preserve Dark Skies is Critical and Inspiring Thumbnail

“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…
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Bodmin Moor First UK Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty To Achieve IDA Dark Sky Park Status Thumbnail

Bodmin Moor has been designated an International Dark Sky Landscape, confirming its status as one of Cornwall’s star attractions and making it the first International Dark Sky Place in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty…
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On behalf of the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA), and as Chair of its Awards Committee, I am pleased to announce the start of this year’s annual awards nominations process and program. As you will note…
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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 night…
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Message from Co-Founder Tim Hunter Thumbnail

  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…
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The Night Sky and You

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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. What You’ll Need Internet ccess Electronic…
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IDA Now Accepting Applications for 2017 Board of Directors – Now Closed Thumbnail

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…
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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 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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