You and Nature at Night
A natural dark night sky is nature's grandest spectacle. When we witness it with wonder we are doing something uniquely human, something our ancestors have done from the beginning of humankind. Doing so brings a perspective that is moving and refreshing to the human spirit. This page is all about how you can better enjoy, share and protect our collective access to this disappearing natural heritage asset.
Below are links to various resources, activities, and projects that you might find rewarding as a user, volunteer, or contributor.
- Follow ANSA's, Facebook Page.
- Join our Group Page where others share their love of the night sky.
- Learn how to light responsibly.
- Self Certify your home for responsible lighting.
- Subscribe to our infrequent but important events Newsletter.
- Document sky-glow in your area as a citizen scientist with the Globe-at-Night program - it is fun and you will learn the sky.
- Become a Member of ANSA.
- Support the mothership, become an IDA member.
- Learn about various volunteer opportunities by joining our Volunteer Community.
- Learn how to enjoy the night sky in our three-session online Observing 101 course.
- Hey, you might also see about checking a library telescope.
- Interested in encouraging your utility to provide responsible lighting, join our Responsible Utility Campaign.
- Finally, scan through the Discover Natural State Skies menu items above for Dark-Sky places and activities and of course the Learn tab. Oh and make sure we see you at the Fall Dark-Sky Festival.
Thanks for visiting and learning. Please jump in and enjoy.