You are cordially invited to the International Dark Sky Association Symposium at the ASTROLab at Mont-Mégantic Provincial Park sponsored by IDA-Quebec. RASC Light Pollution Abatement Chair Robert Dick will be a featured speaker at this event. The RASC will be delivering a paper outlining the evolution of the RASC LPA program and will also be involved with media promotion of this international event. Note that if any Centres wish to contribute their experiences to the RASC program, they are encouraged to contact the LPA Committee Chair prior to August 15th so it can be included in the paper presentation.

This international event is will bring together participants united by a desire to reduce the growing problem of light pollution. Preserving our scientific and dark sky heritage, energy savings and enhancing human health will the focus of this event from September 20-21, 2007. The venue for these discussions will be the unique venue of Mont Megantic Park, which is is one of four dark sky preserves in Canada and the only one in a suburban area.

To find out more, register or apply to be a speaker consult the following web page:

For additional information, please contact:

Chloé Legris, ing.

Project Manager, ASTROLab du Mont-Mégantic

Light Pollution Abatement Project

819-888-2941 ext. 228

eNews date: 
Thursday, July 5, 2007