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Texas is Home to A growing list of Places with protected skies

The award-winning International Dark Sky Places (IDSP) Program was founded in 2001 to encourage communities, parks and protected areas around the world to preserve and protect dark sites through responsible lighting polices and public education. 

Support the designation of more International Dark Sky Places near you!

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Earn the BE A STAR Award!

Earn the Nature, Neighbor, and Night-Sky Friendly Lighting Award© The BE A STAR Award rewards landowner who contribute to conservation efforts by protecting the night sky. The program encourages landowners to evaluate their outdoor lighting so as to keep the light...