Calendar

Back to All Events

Austin Astronomical Society - March General Assembly Meeting

  • Engineering Teach Center - Rm 2.136 204 East Dean Keeton Street Austin, TX, 78712 United States (map)

On the 2nd Friday of every month (with the exception of this month, second Wednesday) the members of the Austin Astronomical Society gather on the UT Campus for their general meeting and presentations.

This gathering is open to the general public and more information can be found on our website. http://austinastro.org/

Guest Presenter - Tex Toler

Tex will share his experience with advocating for and promoting the Dark Night Sky initiative has been from the municipality perspective, and the cooperative efforts between cities and within a region.

Terry “Tex” Toler, Main Street Manager and Historic Preservation Officer for the City of Llano will present his insight on the DNS initiative from the small town and rural politics perspective, from maneuvering an ordinance through city councils and county commissioners, but also building consensus and finding compromise in a community mentality of “less government interference” and/or regulations.

Earlier Event: February 21
EA at Astronomy on Tap ATX
Later Event: March 18
Texas Night Sky Festival