International Dark Sky Week Celebration

  • 04/21/2018
  • 18:30 - 22:00
  • Barton Warnock Visitor Center, Lajitas, TX

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Celebrate Texas Parks & Wildlife's largest & latest International Dark Sky Park:

Big Bend Ranch State Park !!!

SATURDAY APRIL 21, 2018

The Milky Way sets over the Hoodoos Trail in Big Bend Ranch State Park Photo: Morteza Safataj


FESTIVITIES BEGIN @

6:30 PM

BARTON WARNOCK VISITOR CENTER

LAJITAS

 

MOON & STAR VIEWING WITH ASTRONOMY EXPERTS

dark sky-friendly lighting tips from the pros


Informative demos and presentations by:


Big Bend Ranch State Park

The McDonald Observatory

Big Bend Conservation Alliance


FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


“The universe is our view into our past and vision into the future.”       INTERNATIONAL DARK SKY WEEK CREATOR, JENNIFER BARLOW

Did you know?

Big Bend Ranch State Park and Big Bend National Park combined comprise one of the largest contiguous areas under dark-skies protection in the United States...

Over a million acres of protected dark sky viewing!



Sponsored by:

 

Compadres del Rancho Grande provides advocacy,

opportunities and resources to support and sustain Big Bend Ranch

State parks, enhance visitor experiences and educate the public

on the wonders of the parks and the importance of their natural and cultural resources.


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