Photo by Casey Kiernan
Some of the beauty of our hi-desert occurs after dark with our thrilling night skies. MBCA believes in conserving the beauty of these dark skies.
In April 2016 a new San Bernardino County Dark Skies Committee was initiated by Supervisor James Ramos. The group has been working with the County to improve the lighting code and its enforcement, as well as to develop some educational programs. MBCA Directors Pat Flanagan, Seth Shteir, and Laraine Turk have served on this committee.
Locally, there are several groups that interpret the night skies for residents and visitors: