Dark Sky Photo Contest Winners
Thank-you to everyone who entered our photo contest. The winners were announced at our Equinox Festival on September 16, 2017.
First Place - Kari Hofs, "Fall Equinox"
"Anywhere along Lily Lake Road, between Bon Accord and Waugh, is usually a good bet for capturing the Aurora." Taken September 24, 2016.
Second Place - John Andersen, "Aurora Over the Fence"
Taken September 24, 2016.
Bon Accord's Clear Sky Clock
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Bon Accord has a proactive commitment to a green and sustainable environment. Recycling programs and other green activities are provided regularly for community residents and businesses. Town Council provides the community with regular opportunities to not only recycle to reduce the negative impact of increasing landfills, but also supports local community programs and organizations in the process.
“Congratulations to Bon Accord for achieving Canada’s first International Dark Sky Community designation! Bon Accord’s commitment to minimize the impact of light pollution, and thus protect the night sky, benefits not just
today’s residents of the community, but future generations as well. You inspire all Canadians to look up and appreciate the magnificence of the planets, the stars, and the endless wonders of our sky at night.”
Col. Chris Hadfield
Advance Poll - October 5; 5:00 - 7:30pm
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