Darkskies Northwest was started in 1999 in response to the Space Needle Corporation's placing a massive 85 million candle upward pointing spot light on top of the space needle. The "skybeam" stayed in place for a short period of time and has now been removed.
Since this time we have been steadily working to preserve dark skies.
Some of our common activities include:
- Speaking with city councils
- Giving public talks
- Meeting with lighting engineers
We are adimittedly a small group, but our mission is big.
We believe that all people should have a view of the cosmos.