Southern Arizona Chapter of IDA (SA-IDA)

"Light Pollution" - The Only Pollution that Costs More to Perpetuate than to Eliminate!


About Us 




Help Needed!


Outdoor Lighting Codes






Our Mission

     To preserve and protect the nighttime environment and  our heritage of dark skies through Quality and Responsible outdoor lighting.


Chapter Leader: Joe Frannea  (520) 575-7126  email  to  sky at sa-ida  dot org

Assistant Leader: Dave Bilgray

Treasurer: Byron Skinner

Secretary: Joe Frannea

Founder of SA-IDA:  Ed Vega (passed  Dec 2003), Chapter Leader for many years: John Polacheck (passed Dec 2019)


Note: By joining the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) you automatically become a member of your local IDA Chapter.  The Southern Arizona Chapter of IDA does not have any additional dues requirements.

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SA-IDA Bylaws (read)

The International Dark-Sky Association is a non-profit educational organization.

Memberships and Donations are needed to fund important research and many other projects.

Donations are tax deductible, 501 (C) (3).  Maybe your employer will match your donation!

Make checks payable to IDA, 3223 N. First Ave., Tucson, AZ 85719 (phone 520 293-3198)

To Support the Southern Arizona IDA Section (SA-IDA), make checks payable to SA-IDA.



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