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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

Dinosaur National Monument Designated as an International Dark Sky Park

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Dinosaur, Colorado and Jensen, Utah – Dinosaur National Monument and the International Dark-Sky Association are pleased to announce the designation of Dinosaur as an International Dark Sky Park. This distinction recognizes the skies above Dinosaur as… Read more

James River State Park, Virginia named an International Dark Sky Park

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 19, 2019 RICHMOND, Va. – What began as a project for Lora Callahan to earn her Girl Scout Gold Award has ended with James River State Park being named an… Read more

Rappahannock County Park Awarded International Dark Sky Park Designation

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3/7/2019 Contact: Torney Van Acker Rappahannock County Recreational Facilities Authority – Vice-Chair 703-250-7943, torney630@gmail.com WASHINGTON, Va. — The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) awarded Rappahannock County Park International Dark Sky Park status at… Read more

Grand Canyon Lodges Help Protect Grand Sky Views

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Founded in 1919, Grand Canyon National Park is one of the oldest national parks in the country. Considered one of the seven wonders of the world, the 277-mile long, one-mile deep canyon attracts about five… Read more

Tomintoul and Glenlivet – Cairngorms Designated First International Dark Sky Park In The Scottish Highlands

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The high quality of the night skies above Tomintoul and Glenlivet have received a prestigious award by becoming Scotland’s second International Dark Sky Park. Awarded Gold Tier status by the International Dark-Sky Association, the Tomintoul… Read more

First International Dark Sky Park In U.S. State Of Illinois Designated

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IDA today announced the accreditation of Middle Fork River Forest Preserve in Champaign County, Illinois, U.S., as an International Dark Sky Park, that state’s first such designation. The result caps a two-year effort to achieve… Read more

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