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Dark Sky Rapid City
February 26 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
RCSC is proud to present Pete Strasser with the International Dark-Sky Association, who will be presenting “Dark Sky Rapid City: The future of responsible lighting in Rapid City” on Monday, February 26, 2018 at Dahl Art Center from 5:30 to 6:30 pm. He will focus on the economic and social impacts of the Dark sky program and how it can improve Rapid City. The event will be 45-minute presentation with a question and answer period afterward.
About Pete Strasser:
Pete Strasser is the Technical Director at International Dark-Sky Association. Pete oversees the IDA Fixture Seal of Approval program, which certifies compliant lighting products as “dark sky friendly,” and educates the public and the lighting industry about smart lighting choices. Pete served on the Illuminating Engineering Society of North American (IESNA) – IDA joint Model Lighting Ordinance task force, for which he received the IESNA President’s Award. Currently, Pete serves on the IESNA Research Committee and is chairman of the International Commission on Illumination Technical Committee on the Effects of Artificial Light and the Natural Environment.
About Dark Sky International Association:
The International Dark-Sky Association works to protect the night skies for present and future generations.
About the Rapid City Sustainability Committee:
The purpose of the Rapid City Standing Committee on Sustainability is to encourage education, stewardship and policy leadership that will make our community a leader in economic, social and environmental sustainability. Meetings are open to the public at 5:30 pm on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month
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