Proclamations:

With support from the Kerr County Friends of the Night Sky, the Bexar Audobon Society Night Sky Month Proclamation was signed by Patsy Inglet, President. (August 13, 2020)

With support from the Kerr County Friends of the Night Sky, the Boerne Independent School District BISD Night Sky Month Proclamation was signed by BISD Board President, Maritza Gonzalez-Cooper. (August 18, 2020)

With support from the Blanco County Friends of the Night Sky, the City of Blanco, TX City of Blanco Night Sky Month Proclamation was signed by Martin Sauceda, Mayor Pro-Tem. (September 9, 2020)

The City of Horseshoe Bay, TX, City of Horseshoe Bay, Night Sky Month Proclamation was signed by Mayor Cynthia Clinesmith. (September 22, 2020)

The City of Fredericksburg, TX, City of Fredericksburg, Night Sky Month Proclamation was signed by Mayor Gary Neffendorf. (September 21, 2020)

Recent Night Sky News:

Did you know?

Approximately 30% of the energy cost powering unshielded bulbs is uselessly illuminating the night sky. This wasted energy costs $2.2 billion annually in the United States and contributes to light pollution and the steady loss of a treasured Hill Country resource – our brilliant starry skies.

Here in the Hill Country, we believe the best way to preserve our night skies is through community involvement. Click the button below to find a Friends of the Night Sky group in your region, become a Night Sky Steward, and learn more about our Night Sky Friendly Business and Neighborhood Recognition Programs.


Hill Country Night Sky Month is a Hill Country Alliance event.

The Hill Country Alliance is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to raise public awareness and build community support around the need to preserve the natural resources and heritage of the Central Texas Hill Country.