Accabonac Dark Skies

Short web video on Dark Skies, produced by an East Hampton, NY environmental group, showing a retrofit of a local school and the impacts of light pollution on the environment, including the night sky.

(Click the four-headed arrows to switch to full-screen playback.)

Dark Skies (The Light Pollution Song)

The Light Pollution Song. Written and Performed by Gary Citro, Guest Vocalist: Susan Citro, © 2013 Engineered and edited by Matthew Dimakos

Handouts from the Dark Sky Society

Our educational resources are PDF and Word documents that you can freely print and distribute.

Lighting Ordinances

Image Gallery

Check out our image gallery, showing bad (and some good) examples of nighttime lighting.

Good fixtures

Our list of manufacturers and distributors of good lights.

Other Resources

Use our lighting cost calculator to see how much you could save by switching to efficient, dark sky friendly lighting.

SELENE's Resources Page

The IDA's Information and Resource Library

Bob Crelin's book "There Once Was a Sky Full of Stars" (available from Sky Publishing) is a great way to introduce light pollution and its impacts to children and adults alike.

Recommended Practices for Responsible Outdoor Lighting, PowerPoint and PDF versions of a presentation to the 2016 Northeastern Transportation and Wildlife Conference



The Dark Sky Society (DSS) is based on Long Island, NY. Membership is free and open to anyone interested in preserving the natural star-filled night sky and fighting the intrusion of light pollution.

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