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By Shelby Taylor
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Speakers sought for Dark Sky symposium

 

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HIGH SKY: The Goldendale Observatory under a spread of stars.

An upcoming event will be held at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center in The Dalles on Aug. 18 and at the Goldendale Observatory State Park in Goldendale on August 19th is calling for interested speakers to present on Dark Skies issues at the Gorge Dark Sky Symposium.

Nicole Lundin, Founder of Two Mountain Marketing details the significance: "The Goldendale Observatory is one of only 20 dark-sky parks on earth certified by the International Dark-Sky Association."

According to the International Dark Sky Association's website, "An IDA International Dark Sky Park (IDSP) is a land possessing an exceptional or distinguished quality of starry nights and a nocturnal environment that is specifica...



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