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Dr. T.K. Lawless Park, Michigan, Designated International Dark Sky Park

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The Cass County Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce that Dr. T.K. Lawless County Park has been designated an International Dark Sky Park by the International Dark-Sky Association, making it one of only two… Read more

Alpes Azur Mercantour Becomes Third International Dark Sky Reserve in France

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The International Dark-Sky Association is pleased to announce the designation of Alpes Azur Mercantour as an International Dark Sky Reserve. The site is the third International Dark Sky Reserve in France, joining Pic du Midi… Read more

Important Update Regarding IDSP Application Deadlines

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In response to growing interest in the International Dark Sky Places Program (IDSP), IDA’s International Dark Sky Places Committee (DSPC) has approved a revised application submission and review schedule for the program, beginning in 2020… Read more

El Morro National Monument Certified as an International Dark Sky Park

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News Release For Immediate Release: December 17, 2019 Contact: Ernie Price, 505-285-4641 ext. 18, ernie_price@nps.gov Ramah, NM – The National Park Service and the International Dark-Sky Association are pleased to announce El Morro National Monument… Read more

Festival at U.K. International Dark Sky Reserve Stirs Emotional Family Moment

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Every year International Dark Sky Places host thousands of events and celebrations to connect local communities to the night sky and natural darkness. For attendees like Natalie Munn of Brighton, U.K., these festivals offer unforgettable… Read more

Cottonwood, Arizona Designated as International Dark Sky Community

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MEDIA RELEASE City of Cottonwood 827 North Main Street Cottonwood, Arizona 86326 (928) 634-5526   COTTONWOOD, Arizona (December 5, 2019)  The City of Cottonwood has become the newest addition to the International Dark Sky Places… Read more

Vrani Kamen (Croatia) Designated as International Dark Sky Park

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PRESS RELEASE It is our great honour and pleasure to announce that Vrani kamen park has become the first International Dark Sky Park in Croatia to have earned a Gold Tier designation, according to strict… Read more

South Australia’s River Murray Designated First International Dark Sky Reserve in Australia

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The River Murray region today received its status as the first International Dark Sky Reserve in Australia, only the sixteenth site in the world ever to receive this designation. “Today’s announcement of the River Murray… Read more

Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge named first-ever IDA Urban Night Sky Place

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The International Dark-Sky Association is pleased to announce the certification of Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge as the organization’s first Urban Night Sky Place (UNSP). This designation is the first of its kind, developed… Read more

Cranborne Chase, UK, Designated as International Dark Sky Reserve

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PRESS RELEASE New UK International Dark-Sky Reserve designated today Cranborne Chase becomes the first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the country to be designated in its entirety as an International Dark-Sky Reserve 18 October… Read more

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