New paper: picking spectrum to reduce adverse effects of lights on wildlife Back during the Ecological Consequences of Artificial Night Lighting conference in 2002, the prescient Steven Pauley made a strong argument that blue light should be avoided in outdoor lighting for human health reasons and...

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y56JEg8x16Y[/embed] A Dark Sky Reserve is an accreditation awarded to a locale by the International Dark Sky Association (IDSA) acknowledging exceptional night sky brilliance and community commitment to minimize artificial light pollution to protect this unique quality. On December 18th, 2017 the South Central Idaho Dark...

Resorts, parks and attractions in the United States, Canada, Mexico and beyond are expanding the galaxy of what has become known as astrotourism. Like watching the sunset, seeking out the Big Dipper in the night sky is a vacation ritual. But in the past five years, according to experts, the term...

Boise — derived from the French word for wooded, but a name that also reflects a confluence of frontier myth and speculation — sits below the Rocky Mountains on a verdant plain known as Treasure Valley. Boise (BOY-see, if you’re a local; BOY-zee if you’re...