Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Starry Nights Harrisonburg coming up!

Author (The End of Night) and JMU faculty member Paul Bogard and JMU planetarium director Shanil Virani have planned a week-long series of events:  Starry Nights Harrisonburg that will run from Monday, March 24th through Friday, March 28th and feature everything from night hikes and planetarium shows to panel discussions and a film competition.  IDA executive director Bob Parks is the featured speaker on Wednesday night and on Thursday Va. chapter co-leader (and JMU alum) Laura Greenleaf will provide a presentation and join in a panel discussion on campus lighting and safety.
The above link will also take you to media coverage on the week's events and the goal of an ongoing movement to reduce light pollution in the Shenandoah Valley.