The Mojave Desert Inventory and Monitoring Network

The Mojave Desert Inventory and Monitoring Network Allen Calvert, Mojave Desert Inventory and Monitoring Network Program Manager Download a high quality pdf version of this article here This article was originally published in July 2020 by the BRDSC The National Park Service created the Inventory and Monitoring (I&M) Division 20 years ago to inventory natural…

Why NEPA matters and what does it have to do with the night sky?

Why NEPA matters and what does it have to do with the night sky? Gina Pearson, US DOI National Park Service Environmental Protection Specialist, Natural Sounds and Night Skies Division Download a high quality pdf version of this article here The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) was passed in 1969 requiring federal decision makers to…

A Career Observing Nature

A Career Observing Nature Dan Duriscoe, Retired US DOI National Park Service Physical Scientist and current Senior Scientist at Night Sky Metrics LLC Download a high quality pdf version of this article here Studying the Details of the Natural Landscape and Night Sky Astronomy has been a part of my life since I can remember….

Finding the Rabbit in the Moon

Finding the Rabbit in the Moon: Tips for a Successful Dark Sky Application Matt Johnson, Curecanti National Recreation Area District Interpreter & Volunteer Coordinator Download a high quality pdf version of this article here Vast Engelmann spruce forests and sagebrush mesas extend to the horizon. Artificial light sources are limited, and the dry mountain air…