Barrens - Dark Sky Reserve - The Torrance Barrens is
a Conservation Reserve consisting of 1990 hectares of crown land
south-east of Bala, which is administered by the Province of Ontario.
The first of its kind in Canada, the Torrance Barrens is now officially
recognized as a Dark Sky Reserve.
Park Service: Natural Lightscapes,
a product of our NPS Night Sky Team, â€œStarry night skies and
natural darkness are part of the special places
we protect. National Parks hold some of the last remaining harbors of
darkness and provide an excellent opportunity for the public to
experience this disappearing resource.â€�
New Dark Sky Preserve Sherwood Park
News, Canada - Sep 13, 2006 ... The area was
designated a dark sky preserve to reduce light pollution over the
area, which will in turn make the stars more visible over the
area, and create a ...
Stars Come Out ABC News - Sep
dedicated to preserving the night sky and offering stargazers a place
to view the heavens with as little interference from man-made light
pollution as possible ...