ENCORE: Central Idaho Dark Sky Reserve Attracts Astronomers And Tourists

Jul 26, 2019

A version of this segment originally aired on June 8, 2018. 

Light pollution is the presence of artificial light in the night sky and as development has increased throughout the west, astronomers lament the lack clean, dark skies to observe the heavens. Fortunately, Idaho is home to some of the darkest skies in America and we talk about efforts to create a "dark sky reserve" with Stanley mayor Steve Botti and former Ketchum mayor Nina Jonas.