IDA California Section Activities 2008
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Some Events -- dates or participation unknown.
Wild Flower Festival Pacheco State Park Los Banos CA   April 5, 2008
Once again we were invited but unable to attend.      More active Members are needed in the South Bay and areas surrounding Los Banos.
Nevada County Astronomers, Light Pollution Talk and Light Demo,    Monday  April 14, 2008  7pm - 9pm
At the Madelyn Helling Library Community Room 980 Helling Way Nevada City, CA 95959     Google Map

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 "Celebrate the Earth"   Earth Day Roseville, CA,    April 17 2008  Attendance >3,500
We were invited to join Astrophotographer Bob Fera and his wife Janice  for this event.
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Earth Day Sacramento,  April 20 2008  Attendance >8,000
This was a new location, so we had exposure to new people andpassed out >400 IDA Meteor Shower Calendars.
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Award Presentation by the Sacramento County Environmental Commission April 21, 2008
2007 Environmental Recognition Award,  for providing leadership toward the protection and enhancement of the environment in the greater Sacramento community.
Jack E. Sales – Educating the public about the increasing loss of natural night sky, alternative outdoor lighting and of the ecological consequences of artificial night lighting.
SEC 2007 Environmental Recognition Award
Presentaton at SEC
Meeting 21 APR 2008
SEC Award Citrus Heights Presentation
SEC 2007 Awarded in
Citrus Heights, May 8, 2008
Marjorie Namba & Robert Bailey
SEC 2007 Award to
Jack Sales, May 8, 2008
Terry and Jack after the
8th Annual Environmental Recognition Awards Recipient List April, 2007 (.pdf)
Earth Day Sacramento  City College,  April 22,  2008    Unable to attend.
Walk on the Wildside!   Outdoor Festival at  Stone Lakes Refuge May 10, 2008

WOW 2008
Entry way, Start Here

Jack greets Tom Hall a fixture at Stone Lakes.
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Bev at the booth.

Left table with Student Activities and Fixtures
 WOW 2008
Our new selection of  Fixtures.
See Good Lighting
As always a unique layout for this event .

We displayed photos for  Bob Fera.
Astrophotography by Bob and Janice Fera
The right table was photos and information sheets.

Jac with Supervisor
 Roger Dickinson
Our neighbor
Ted Rieger

SVAS Astro. Day Orangevalle Community Center   May 10, 2008

Setup and ready to go.
Thanks Glen
Thanks to
Carl and Glen 
American River Confluence Festival  June 8, 2008   PARC
Stargazing and Walk at Deer Creek Hills    August  23,  2008

Sierra Summer Star Party     Fri-Sun September 26-28, 2008

Cameron Park Rotary Club Community Observatory Events     ____ 2008

Sunday Funday Event  in Citrus Heights CA  September 23, 2008

American River Salmon Festival  October 11-12,  2008  We and others are next to the Visitor Center.

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