Southern Arizona Chapter of IDA (SA-IDA)

"Light Pollution" - The Only Pollution that Costs More to Perpetuate than to Eliminate!

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Poor Outdoor Lighting is Causing Serious Problems on Many "Levels".

You can make a difference with "Responsible" outdoor lighting!

No Light Above the Horizontal - Right Amount of Light for the Task - On Only When Needed

Our Mission

     To preserve and protect the nighttime environment and  our heritage of dark skies through quality outdoor lighting.

 

 

New Items....

-  SEE US ON FACEBOOK for Current Local activities (click on Facebook link below)

-  NEW - USA Lights at Night Poster (view)  See if you can find Tucson and your hometown?

-  Revised 2012 Outdoor Lighting Code for City of Tucson and Pima County Approved (view/download)

 

 

 -  New glossy brochure available to stores, schools, groups to use for handouts (view)

 -  Education/Classroom Helpers - Several activities, games, videos, puzzles, worksheets, etc.  (view)

 -   New U of A Football Stadium Lights for HD Broadcasts - (see Before and After photos)

         Twice as much light on the field, saving 25% electricity costs, and light spill significantly reduced...

 -  How Much Water can you save with very simple electricity saving measures? (details)

       Each family can save over 1,700 gallons per year, all of Arizona can save over 3.4 Billion Gallons per Year

 -  New Poster, Lights at Night -USA printed for handouts (view/download)

 -   Narrated Power Point Presentation "Wreaking Havoc" with Outdoor Lights  (view/download)

 -   "Go Green" with Responsible Outdoor Lighting - tri-fold Brochure (view/download)

 

 

 

 

Meeting  Information

The Southern Arizona Section of the International Dark-Sky Association (SA-IDA) meets

 on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, usually at 5:30 p.m., 3225 N. First Ave, Tucson, AZ.  (southwest corner in the patio area)

 Check our "Meetings" page to verify dates and for details.

All are Welcome to attend and participate in our meetings and volunteer to work on some projects.

 

We Need Your Help!    Click here for details ...Help!

Contact Information

Joe Frannea -President (520) 575-7126     emaii:     sky at sa-ida dot org  (use proper email format)
 
Donations are tax Deductible, 501 (c)(3),  and are Always Appreciated!
 

Parent Organization: International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) Web Site: www.darksky.org

 

      pages last updated on: 01/12/14

 
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