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James River State Park, Virginia named an International Dark Sky Park

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 19, 2019 RICHMOND, Va. – What began as a project for Lora Callahan to earn her Girl Scout Gold Award has ended with James River State Park being named an… Read more

Rappahannock County Park Awarded International Dark Sky Park Designation

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3/7/2019 Contact: Torney Van Acker Rappahannock County Recreational Facilities Authority – Vice-Chair 703-250-7943, torney630@gmail.com WASHINGTON, Va. — The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) awarded Rappahannock County Park International Dark Sky Park status at… Read more

Grand Canyon Lodges Help Protect Grand Sky Views

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Founded in 1919, Grand Canyon National Park is one of the oldest national parks in the country. Considered one of the seven wonders of the world, the 277-mile long, one-mile deep canyon attracts about five… Read more

Tomintoul and Glenlivet – Cairngorms Designated First International Dark Sky Park In The Scottish Highlands

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The high quality of the night skies above Tomintoul and Glenlivet have received a prestigious award by becoming Scotland’s second International Dark Sky Park. Awarded Gold Tier status by the International Dark-Sky Association, the Tomintoul… Read more

First International Dark Sky Park In U.S. State Of Illinois Designated

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IDA today announced the accreditation of Middle Fork River Forest Preserve in Champaign County, Illinois, U.S., as an International Dark Sky Park, that state’s first such designation. The result caps a two-year effort to achieve… Read more