About Us

Dark Skies Northwest (founded in 1999) is the Northwest Section of the International Dark-Sky Association. Our mission is to be a focal point for light pollution issues in the NW, promote quality outdoor lighting, promote and preserve the beautiful night sky, and to educate the public about the problem of light pollution and its solutions. Our members include astronomers, naturalist, outdoor lighting engineers and people who are generally concerned with the beauty their community.

Membership

To be a member we simply ask that you join the IDA and live in one of the four states

 

Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington

 

A regular IDA membership only costs $40/year. Please visit their web site for more information (http://www.darksky.org).

STEERING COMMITTEE

David W. Ingram (Chair of Darkskies Northwest)

Renton, WA

206-372-7292

ingramdw@hotmail.com

Prof. Woodruff T. Sullivan, III

Dept of Astonomy, University of Washington

Seattle, WA

woody@bluemoon.astro.washington.edu

Bruce Weertman,

6749 18th Ave NW

Seattle, WA 98117

(206) 225-9671

bruce@darkskiesnorthwest.org

FRIENDS OF DARKSKIES NORTHWEST

Rubie Sanborn Johnson

Edmonds WA 

rcsj.johnson@clearwire.net

Ed Mannery

Seattle, WA

emannery@comcast.net