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You Can Make Twice the Difference!

Logo for IDA's Matching Gift Campaign. A photo of the Milky Way with mountains in the background and the text "Don't Miss Your Chance to Double Your Impact."

We have incredible news! Several of IDA’s generous donors have stepped up to combine their resources to match, dollar for dollar, every gift that we receive by August 9, up to $100,000! That means your […] Read More

Welcome to IDA’s New Website!

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After months of focused work, intensive collaboration and much sweat equity, we are excited to unveil our new and super improved IDA website. Thanks to our supporters, we now have a beautiful, streamlined, mobile-friendly website […] Read More

Elan Valley Estate, Wales, Becomes First Privately-Owned International Dark Sky Park

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Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water's Elan Valley Estate in Powys, Wales has achieved International Dark Sky Park status and become the first privately owned, but publicly accessible park in the world to do so. The 45,000 acre […] Read More

Join 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 […] Read More

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