IDA Missouri is actively engaged in programs throughout Missouri to measure, curb, and even reduce light pollution.
A team of volunteers works with parks and communities across Missouri to explore achieving IDSP designations.
Measuring Sky Brightness
Sky brightness measurements are being taken across Missouri to better understand the growth of light pollution.
Turning Off Lights to Save Birds
Our chapter spearheads a multi-state collaboration to turn off building lights to reduce bird mortality during spring and fall migration.
Virtual Reality Film
Our chapter partnered with the Gateway Arch National Park and VR filmmaker Bentley Ousley to create a film explaining the Bortle scale.
Our chapter partnered with SciStarter.org to create a "dark sky" citizen science program for libraries and schools.
Our chapter participates in dozens of events each year including talks, festivals, and more.