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Photo of a starry night above the Himalayas by Oshin D. Zakarin.

The International Dark-Sky Association wants you to be a part of our new “100 x 100 x 100 Membership Campaign”! Our goal is to add 100 new members to the IDA Family at the $100 […] Read More

Join us for our 2015 Annual General Meeting

One Coin - Two Sides

The International Dark-Sky Association is thrilled to announce that our 26th Annual General Meeting will be held November 14-15, 2015, in Phoenix, Arizona. This year's conference theme is “One Coin ~ Two Sides: Impacts of […] Read More

Canyonlands National Park Named International Dark Sky Park

Canyonlands National Park Named International Dark Sky Park Image

CANYONLANDS NATIONAL PARK, Utah, and TUCSON, Ariz. (31 August 2015) – The International Dark-Sky Association has granted Gold-Tier International Dark Sky Park status to Canyonlands National Park, an honor reserved for the darkest of dark […] Read More

The World’s First IDA Dark Sky Nation

A daytime photo of Thunder Mountain Kaibab Paiute Indian Reservation with blue skies and white cloud above and a rolling landscape of green.

By Tim Hunter, co-founder of IDA For nearly 15 years, IDA has recognized efforts around the world to preserve special dark sky places through its International Dark Sky Places Program. I personally consider this IDA’s […] Read More

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