Dark Skies Resolutions & Resources


  • To view the Town of Lyme’s “Resolution Supporting IDA-Compliant Lighting at Municipal Facilities,” click here.
  • To view the Town of Lyme’s “Resolution Supporting Evaluation of IDA-Compliant Lighting for Projects Requesting Land-Use Approval,” click here.

(Note: “IDA” is the abbreviation for the International Dark-Sky Association.)


The Sustainable Committee recommends the educational resources listed below to residents who are interested in learning more about maintaining dark skies in Lyme:

  • Visit the Lyme Land Trust’s list of “Astronomy & Dark Skies” resources here. 
  • Visit the International Dark-Sky Association here.
  • Read an article called “Our Dark Skies” written by Sustainable Committee member Alan Sheiness here.