Monday, August 7, 2023

Rappahannock County Advocates Are Vigilant Defenders of Rural Nights and Starry Skies

With three new business developments coming to the Town of Washington near Shenandoah National Park, Rappahannock County--home to Virginia's smallest Dark Sky Park--explores options for ensuring expanded outdoor lighting sticks to the Five Principles of Responsible Outdoor Lighting. Doing so will not only help protect the park's designation, it will benefit residents by preventing glare and light trespass and respecting the historical and architectural character of the town.