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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

Why do “Mega-constellations” Matter to the Dark Sky Community?

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Mega constellations, also known as low earth-orbit (“LEO”) satellite constellations, are webs of networked satellites, which orbit the Earth at altitudes of 2,000 km or less. These webs of satellites are intended to offer uninterrupted… Read more

We all share one big sky. Help protect it.

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Light pollution doesn’t stop at borders – and that’s why our work to protect the night is a global movement. We all share one big sky.  Donate Now and Receive a Free 2020 Calendar!  Outdoor… Read more

NIGHTSCAPE: IDA 2018 Annual Report Published

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The International Dark-Sky Association’s 2018 Annual Report has been published and is available to view and download here. The 2018 Annual Report includes a letter from Executive Director Ruskin Hartley, features the organization’s International Dark… 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

Our Work to Protect the Night is a Global Effort

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Three major events in October and November connect the worldwide movement to protect the night from light pollution. The New Zealand Starlight Conference in Tekapo, New Zealand takes place October 20th through 23rd, followed by… Read more

Program Update – 2019 Annual General Meeting and Conference

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Shooting for the Stars: 2019 Annual General Meeting & Conference The International Dark-Sky Association is excited to welcome the dark sky community to Tucson, Arizona for the 2019 Annual General Meeting and Conference. During this… Read more

The Night Sky Has No Border

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The 14th European Symposium for the Protection of the Night  & the International Dark-Sky Association AGM & Conference An Intercontinental Partnership We are delighted to announce that the 14th European Symposium for the Protection of… Read more

Protect the Night Matching Gifts Challenge Extended

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WE’RE LESS THAN $10,000 AWAY FROM OUR GOAL! We are so close to meeting our fundraising goal for the Protect the Night Matching Gifts Challenge. As of today, we are less than $10,000 away from closing the match… Read more

Protect the Night and Double Your Impact!

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IDA supporters are people who understand the sense of awe and the connection to something bigger found in pristine, starry skies. Sadly, because of light pollution, only a handful of the 5,000 stars visible in… Read more

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