Located near Centura Health in Avon right off of I-70. An innovative natural science learning campus for residents and visitors of the Eagle Valley. Free and open to the public.

318 Walking Mountains Lane, Avon, CO 81620

Located at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola on Vail Mountain out of Lionshead Village, Vail. All visitors must have a pass to ride the gondola. Free and open to the public with valid gondola pass.
Nestled along Gore Creek near the Betty Ford Alpine Garden and Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail Village.
601 Vail Valley Drive, Vail, CO 81657

Curious Nature

Hannah Irwin

Hannah Irwin
Hannah Irwin is the Community Programs Director at Walking Mountains Science Center and is a self-proclaimed nature nerd hailing from Michigan, where she developed her love of water and all things outdoors.

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Feathers

Posted by Hannah Irwin on Jun 10, 2019 8:30:00 AM
As I study the bird feeders in my backyard this spring, I find myself marveling at the variety of patterns that feathers allow. Stripes, patches, streaks, colors, and mottles: these are the..
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Peregrine Falcons, the Bird of Many Contradictions

Posted by Hannah Irwin on Mar 12, 2018 3:23:51 AM
The peregrine falcon is a bird of many contradictions. Officially designated Falco peregrinus, or “wandering falcon,” they are known for exceptionally long migrations, yet have been held captive..
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Topics: Curious Nature, Birding

Romance is in the Air for Ravens

Posted by Hannah Irwin on Feb 13, 2017 1:28:31 AM
“Romantic” and “affectionate” are not typically terms used to describe ravens, which are commonly associated with mystery and death. However, as we learn more about the lives of these intelligent..
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Topics: Curious Nature, Birding

May Day: Another Year, Another Reason to Celebrate

Posted by Hannah Irwin on Apr 27, 2015 3:31:58 AM
It is almost May, which for many of us mountain dwellers means packing away the winter gear and time to get a mud-season break while we plan our summer adventures. For thousands of years, though, May..
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Walking Mountains Blogs

Students to Stewards - Walking Mountains News, Hikes of the Week and events

Curious Nature - Learn about our wonderful environment

EVOM - El Rincón de EVOM (Eagle Valley Outdoor Movement)

Sustainability - Stay up to date with sustainability practices and new initiatives

Climate Action Collaborative - Follow the Collaborative's efforts to reduce carbon emissions in Eagle County 25% by 2025 and 80% by 2050 


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