Links for Advocates

DarkSky Colorado Beginner's Guide

DarkSky Colorado Advocates

Lighting Policy

Annotatated Bibliography

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The IDA hosts the ALAN database of research literature on light pollution. 

The IDA Montana chapter has a large annotated bibliography of research and resources, with links to each. 

Fixture Selection

IDA’s Fixture Seal of Approval.

Search “dark sky outdoor lighting” NOTE:  not all of these are “dark sky” by IDA standards

Standard definitions of lighting terminology, from the Illuminating Engineering Society Resources

Outreach Material

Working Areas

Light Pollution Impact

Neighbor Organizations

Regional (Western U.S.)

Colorado Plateau Dark Sky Cooperative

Includes a portion of the states Colorado, Utah, New Mexico and Arizona. 

Western Dark Sky Dashboard

Shows the location of IDA dark sky places  in the Western US. 

IDA State Chapters (Western U.S.)

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