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

Walking Mountains Sustainability Blog

Sustainability Tips: DIY Air Sealing

Posted by Stephen Beane on Oct 15, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Did you know that air sealing your home can reduce heating and cooling costs, increase comfort, and create a healthier indoor environment? Winter is coming, and it is time to prepare your home for..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips

Sustainability Tips: Energy Efficiency

Posted by Stephen Beane on Oct 2, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Did you know that Walking Mountain Science Center’s Energy Programs has helped local homes and businesses save $951,257 on their energy bills since the program began?  Learning how to be more..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips

Energy Efficiency is Key to Reaching Our Climate Action Goals

Posted by Walking Mountains on Sep 24, 2019 2:00:00 PM
Energy efficiency reduces wasted energy consumption by incorporating new efficient technologies. Incorporating energy efficiency in our homes is an important part of reducing Eagle County’s..
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Topics: Energy Smart

Sustainability Tips: Fall Colors

Posted by Stephen Beane on Sep 24, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Did you know that aspen leaves have timers that are triggered by the Summer Solstice? As we make our way into fall, the days are getting shorter and the nights are getting longer and cooler. The..
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Topics: Environmental Education, Sustainability Tips

Sustainability Tips: Wild Fires

Posted by Stephen Beane on Sep 17, 2019 12:00:00 PM
Did you know that climate change has intensified dry, windy summers and doubled the number of forest fires since 1984? Next week, Canada celebrates National Forest Week, but that does not mean..
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Topics: Environmental Education, Sustainability Tips

Experience Electric Event

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Aug 27, 2019 12:19:56 PM
If you’ve been thinking about buying an electric vehicle – or you’re just curious about the technology –you’re not alone. EV’s are becoming increasingly popular, and most manufacturers now offer..
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Topics: Electric Vehicles

Sustainability Tips: Sustainable Diets

Posted by Stephen Beane on Aug 13, 2019 8:00:00 AM
Did you know that produce from your local grocery store chain travels on average 1,500 miles from the farm to your plate? Food production, processing, and distribution have a large impact on the..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips, Sustainable Food

Sustainability Tips: Food Waste

Posted by Stephen Beane on Aug 6, 2019 8:00:00 AM
Did you know that 40% of food in America is wasted, while nearly 16% of Eagle River Valley residents live in food insecure houses? Household food waste is piling up in our landfills and..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips, Sustainable Food

Sustainability Tips: Composting

Posted by Stephen Beane on Jul 30, 2019 8:00:00 AM
Did you know that food waste and yard scraps that end up in the landfill break down into greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change? Thanks to the efforts from the Climate Action..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips

Sustainability Tips: Plastic Pollution From Clothes

Posted by Stephen Beane on Jul 23, 2019 8:00:00 AM
Did you know that one washing load of clothes could be shedding up to 17 million plastic fibers? Athleisure is a growing clothing trend that mixes casual wear with sportswear. Materials such as..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips

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