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Looking Up! Celebrating 30 Years of Night Sky Advocacy at the 2018 Annual General Meeting

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Looking Up! This year, we’re celebrating IDA’s 30th anniversary and the community of scientists, conservationists, policy-makers, and advocates who successfully work together to preserve and protect the natural nighttime environment and our heritage of night… Read More

Call for Abstracts for the 2018 Annual General Meeting

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Looking Up! 30-Years of Dark Sky Advocacy IDA’s 30th Annual General Meeting November 9-11, 2018 | Snowbird, Utah The International Dark-Sky Association is pleased to invite you to the 30th Annual General Meeting which will… Read More

IDA 2017 Annual General Meeting Highlights

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The 2017 Annual General Meeting in Boston brought IDA supporters, members, and chapter leaders together with more than 40 speakers from around the world. Experts, advocates, artists, and night sky enthusiasts of all stripes shared… Read More

Reclaiming the Night: Policy and Technology as Tools of Change

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Register now! Early-bird Registration has been extended through October 14, 2017. The IDA membership gathers annually to share new ideas and a mutual passion for dark skies. When engineers, designers, planners, architects, astronomers, and dark… Read More

The Business of Being a Community

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IDA is Seeking Sponsors to Step Up for Dark Skies IDA’s mission to protect our world’s dark skies from devastating light pollution calls out to everyone for their own brand of support—something that reflects their… Read More

Reclaiming the Night: IDA’s 2017 Annual General Meeting

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  2017 IDA Annual General Meeting & Conference   IDA’s 2017 Annual General Meeting presents the people and ideas leading the way in the cause to end light pollution. Join us for an exciting weekend… Read More

IDA’s 2016 Annual General Meeting in Review

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On December 3, 2016, we hosted our Annual General Meeting at the Aloft hotel in Tucson, AZ. Our theme, “Harnessing the Power of the Grassroots to Reduce Light Pollution and its Environmental Impacts Worldwide,” describes… Read More

IDA Annual Conference is a Great Success

Travis Longcore, light pollution researcher and Karen Trevino, chief of the NPS Natural Sounds and Night Skies Division, speaking at the 2015 AGM Plenary Session.

The 2015 AGM conference was a great success! The Embassy Suites in Phoenix was filled with people from all over the world passionate about protecting our night skies. The conference theme, “One Coin ~ Two Sides… Read More

2015 AGM Conference Abstracts Are Available

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Conference Abstracts One Coin ~ Two Sides Impacts of Light Pollution to Fish and Wildlife Resources and the Mitigating Role of Emerging Lighting Technologies * Presenters’ PowerPoint presentations will be available soon. Saturday November 14… Read More

IDA Honors Dark Sky Advocates

Bill Wren of the McDonald Observatory in Texas recieved the Hoag-Robison Award from IDA Board President.

Every year volunteers from around the globe show remarkable dedication and initiative in supporting the IDA mission. The IDA awards program recognizes individuals who have given generously of their time to dramatically improve our nighttime… Read More