The GVTC Foundation Donates to Comal County Friends of the Night Sky

The GVTC Foundation recently partnered with the Comal County Friends of the Night Sky, a local 501c3 non-profit organization working to educate Comal County residents on preservation of the Texas Hill Country. Formed in 2020, the group provides initiatives to facilitate night sky friendly lighting to improve the night sky and has established programs created to share the importance of reducing and reversing light pollution caused by homes and business exterior lighting. In addition, they provide information on how to make their fixtures dark-sky compliant while maintaining security and safety. The Comal County Friends of the Night Sky is a non-profit [...]

The GVTC Foundation Donates to Comal County Friends of the Night Sky2023-01-20T14:25:19-06:00

The Comal County Commissioners Court has proclaimed October 2022 as Hill Country Night Sky Month in Comal County!

At the October 13, 2022 meeting of the Comal County Commissioners Court, the Court proclaimed October 2022 as Hill Country Night Sky Month in Comal County.  The county urges citizens to participate in the Comal County and Hill Country regional events and programs celebrating the night sky and promoting the ways in which communities are working to preserve it. Click here to see the proclamation.

The Comal County Commissioners Court has proclaimed October 2022 as Hill Country Night Sky Month in Comal County!2022-10-20T13:06:02-05:00

The City of Spring Branch has proclaimed October 2022 as Hill Country Night Sky Month!

At the October 11, 2022, City Council Meeting, the City of Spring Branch proclaimed October 2022 as Hill Country Night Sky Month and formed a committee to work toward Spring Branch achieving the International Dark-Sky Community Certification! If you are interested in joining the committee, please contact Michelle at ccfnssec@gmail.com  Thanks! Michelle Click here to see the proclamation.    

The City of Spring Branch has proclaimed October 2022 as Hill Country Night Sky Month!2022-10-20T12:39:36-05:00

Comal County Night Sky Friendly Businesses

We are excited to announce our new page listing Comal County's Night Sky Friendly Businesses! If you would like your business to be listed here, please contact info@Comaldarksky.org.  You can find the criteria to become a Night Sky Friendly Business here.

Comal County Night Sky Friendly Businesses2022-08-03T21:44:53-05:00

PEC Supports Dark Sky Initiatives

The Texas Hill Country’s natural beauty is one of the reasons PEC’s service territory has seen unprecedented growth in recent years. This rapid growth comes with the potential to diminish the darkness of our skies at night. However, PEC have taken steps to preserve this natural resource, and help save energy in the process.  The starry night sky is a precious resource that adds to the beauty of the Texas Hill Country and PEC  supports efforts to keep the stars shining bright for all members.  See the article and video here:

PEC Supports Dark Sky Initiatives2021-08-03T08:01:43-05:00
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