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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

Fort Union National Monument Certified as an International Dark Sky Park

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NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release:  Sept. 4, 2019 Contact: Lorenzo Vigil, 505-425-8025, Lorenzo_vigil@nps.gov Watrous, NM – The National Park Service and the International Dark Sky Association are pleased to announce Fort Union National Monument as an International… Read more

Hehuan Mountain becomes Taiwan’s first International Dark Sky Park

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Original text has been translated from Mandarin to English Hehuan Mountain becomes the first designated International Dark Sky Park in Taiwan. In the congratulatory letter from the International Dark-Sky Association’s Executive Director Ruskin K. Hartley… Read more

International Dark Sky Park Offers Sky and Earth Camp for Youth this Summer

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The UBarU Camp and Retreat Center is a 144-acre property located in Texas Hill Country. Owned and operated by the Unitarian Universalist Friends Retreat Foundation, UBarU was designated as an International Dark Sky Park in… Read more

Arches National Park Certified as an International Dark Sky Park 

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Southeast Utah Group News Release Release date: July 5, 2019 Contact(s): Kate Cannon 435-719-2101, Nathan Ament 435-719-2227  MOAB, UT— The National Park Service and the International Dark-Sky Association are pleased to announce Arches National Park as an… Read more

Croatia Earns First International Dark Sky Place at Petrova gora-Biljeg

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Astronomy Society Infinity is pleased to announce that the Petrova gora-Biljeg significant landscape in Croatia has received International Dark Sky Park (IDSP) certification. This is the first International Dark Sky Place in Croatia. Petrova gora… Read more

Grand Canyon National Park Officially Certified as an International Dark Sky Park

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News Release Date: June 17, 2019 Contact: Becky Latanich, 928-638-7958 Contact: Rader Lane, 928-638-7641 Grand Canyon, AZ – The National Park Service and the International Dark-Sky Association are pleased to announce that Grand Canyon National… Read more

Buffalo National River Recognized for its Exceptional Dark Sky

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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… Read more

Great Sand Dunes Designated as International Dark Sky Park

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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… Read more

Tonto National Monument Designated as International Dark Sky Park

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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… Read more

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