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Nightscape #92

This issue of Nightscape brings you the IDA 2013 Annual Report and much more. Read about IDA’s exciting accomplishments this past year. To learn about some of IDA initiatives for 2014 and beyond, read Bob Parks’ feature on our upcoming Smart Urban Lighting Initiative and Program Manager John Barentine’s article on the future of the International Dark Sky Places program. Also featured in this issue is an overview of Nancy Clanton’s extensive and “illuminating” lighting research. 


IDA Québec Celebrates 10 Years
Malibu Community Alliance Fundraiser
Musgrave Becomes IDA Dark Sky Ambassador
National Media Coverage Increases Public Awareness
IDA 2014 Annual General Meeting
New Contract at Pepperdine University
Remembering IDA Supporter Joe Orr







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Issue Index

Spring Issue #92: IDA 2013 Annual Report
Winter Issue #90-91: IDA celebrates 25 years protecting night skies
Summer Issue #89: Traveling with the NPS Night Sky Team
Spring Issue #88: Night sky road trip
Winter Issue #87: Observing light pollution from air and space
Summer/Fall Issue #85/86: Aoraki Mackenzie & NamibRand International Dark Sky Reserves
Spring Issue #84: Parks and Protected Areas
Summer Issue #83: The City Dark
Winter/Spring Issue #81/82: The World at Night
Spring Issue #80: Seeing blue (blue rich white light)
Winter Issue #79: Annual General Meeting
Fall/Summer Issue #77/78: Light at night and human health
Spring Issue #76: Universe Awareness
Winter Issue #75: The International Year of Astronomy 2009
Fall/Summer Issue #73/74: IDA 20th Anniversary Issue
Spring Issue #72: Wildlife and light pollution
Fall Issue #71: Dark sky destinations
Summer Issue #70: The art of the ordinance
Spring/Winter Issue #68/69: Conference Issue
Fall Issue #67: The costs of light pollution
Summer Issue #66: Sustainability, urban planning, and what they mean to dark skies
Spring Issue #65: Annual Meeting 2006
Winter Issue #64: Our ocean's disappearing dark skies
Fall Issue #63: Bright ideas for dark skies: New & emerging technologies for dark sky friendly lighting
Summer Issue #62: Lighting for wildlife with bright days and dark nights
Spring Issue #61: IDA Mark preserves the dark
Winter Issue #60: Meeting news: Think global, act local
Fall Issue #59: Lighting and crime: Most still in the dark about real security lighting
Summer Issue #58
Spring Issue #57: With and without (Light Pollution, that is)
Winter Issue #56: LIPA Works to save the night sky
Fall Issue #55: Quality lighting and advocacy: An awarding experience!
Summer Issue #54
Spring Issue #53
Winter Issue #52: IDA Boston: Progress through partnerships
Fall Issue #51: Leonids and Lighting: How will natural and manmade lighting affect this year's show?
Summer Issue #50: Greetings from Tucson, Home of the International Dark-Sky Association
Spring Issue #49