The International Dark-Sky Association has recently recognized U.S. and international dark sky heroes for their contributions to combating light pollution. The 2017 award winners include the pioneer of the China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation, research coordinator for the Loss of Night Network, and organizer for the Texas Night Sky Festival in Dripping Springs, TX. 
This year’s Chapter Leadership Award has gone to Cindy Luongo Cassidy of Driftwood, TX. Cassidy is IDA’s Texas Chapter Leader and initiated the Texas Night Sky Festival, in Dripping Springs, TX… Learn more from