WSDSC Current Projects
San Miguel County Dark Sky Reserve
Negotiate Reserve Boundary with International Dark Sky Assn.
Form application citizens’ group and begin application process
Support application citizens’ group
Interaction with Colorado Chapter of International Dark Sky Assoc.
Promote the idea of regional support centers for Dark Sky initiatives based on the Western Slope Dark Sky Coalition model as the Southwest Regional center. Other regions would be Northwest (west of Divide), Southeast (East of Divide), and Northeast (east of Divide)
Propose to Colorado Chapter to become regional Technical Assistance center funded by recent Colorado legislative action.
Delores County Interaction
Work with Delores County Commissioners to explore possible Delores County Dark Sky Reserve
Gunnison Gorge Dark Sky Park Interaction
Work with Western Slope Conservation Committee to promote Gunnison Gorge Dark Sky Park
Public Relations and Branding
Interact with radio and online media to make public aware of the organization and its mission
Create outreach events to promote Dark Sky need and how to achieve it