Valley’s first Night Sky Friendly businesses awarded

  • March 9, 2018
  • News

The Wimberley Valley’s first ever Night Sky Friendly Business Awards have been presented to Byron Eckols – State Farm and to the Leaning Pear Restaurant.

The awards are sponsored by the Wimberley Valley Chamber of Commerce, endorsed by the Hill Country Alliance and supported by the Wimberley Valley Dark Sky Committee (WVDSC). They will be presented to companies where the night lighting protects the integrity of our valley’s night sky, and meets the standards of the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA).

“We are extremely proud to present the new Night Sky Friendly Awards to these businesses, and to their owners who have made special efforts to ensure their business lights do not trespass on their neighbors, and do not detract from our ability to see all our wonderful stars,” said Chamber Executive Director Cathy Moreman… Read more from the Wimberley Valley View