Dark Sky Rapid City

Dahl Arts Center - Rapid City Arts Council, Rapid City, SD Category: Learning, Educational


The Rapid City Sustainability Committee 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.

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.

If you have a question that you would like to have addressed please email your request to Diane at info@darkskymovement.org