Night Sky Talks







Ryan Parker is a 5th generation Coloradan and committed to the four pillars of his life - Faith, Family, Country, and Community. A graduate of Regis University in 1999, Ryan has traveled the world as a volunteer living by the mission of "Men and Women in Service of others." A Realtor of 22 years, a Senior Real Estate Specialist and EcoBroker Ryan is dedicated to community outreach, sustainability, energy conservation and being a good steward. In his continued efforts to preserve Colorado, Ryan is a member of the Nature Conservancy, Chairman of the International Dark Sky Association - Colorado Chapter and founder of the Castle Pines Astronomy Club. He is on a quest to inspire others to use "Good Neighbor Living” practices for responsible lighting  that  eliminates  light  trespass  and  pollution  for  a  healthier   and   happier  Colorado. Ryan believes in being proactive in making a difference and strives to protect our natural night and landscapes for future generations. Ryan is married with 3 kids and together they love to watch movies, explore nature, study stars, ride horses and collect old trucks.


Why The Natural Light is Important for Blue River?-Click on the photo below for more.

Watch the Perseids Meteor Shower.

The Perseids Meteor Show is one of the best of the summer.  Peak times will be August 11-13th.  The Citizen Advisory Committee and the Town of Blue River invite you to turn off your lights on Wednesday, August 12th starting at 9:15 p.m.  Step outside, go to Town Park or the Tarn and view the show.  Click on the photo below for more information about the meteor shower.