Celebrate Texas Parks & Wildlife's largest & latest International Dark Sky Park:
Big Bend Ranch State Park !!!
SATURDAY APRIL 21, 2018
FESTIVITIES BEGIN @
BARTON WARNOCK VISITOR CENTER
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!
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.