We have had several folks ask us about how and if dark skies awareness and protection fits into CosmoQuest.
The simplest answer is that without dark skies there is no astronomy from the ground. We are deeply passionate about partnering with people who are in the trenches both tracking the loss of darkness (eg with GLOBE at Night) and working to create legislation to enact lighting restrictions that save energy, keep people safe, and also keep the stars visible in the sky.
We'll be working to out together a resources page for dark skies. What do you want us to add and to share?
How can we help those of you already in the trenches?