Dark Sky Defender Award
The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) is the recognized authority on light pollution, which protects the night skies for present and future generations. They work to educate the public and policymakers about night sky conservation, promote responsible outdoor lighting, and empower the public with tools and resources to bring back the night.
Every year many the IDA awards individuals and groups who have given of their time to improve our nighttime environment. This year, Pie Town Rising Stars, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit was awarded a Dark Sky Defender Award for taking steps to keep Pie Town’s skies dark.
For more information on the award or the IDA visit darkskky.org. For more information on Pie Town Rising Stars visit PTStars.org.