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

Sustainable Film Series The Biggest Little Farm

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Feb 12, 2020 9:00:00 AM
What’s your version of a farm? Have you ever wanted to be a farmer? This month join Walking Mountains Science Center for a screening of The Biggest Little Farm which follows a couple, Molly and..
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Topics: Environmental Education, Press Release, The Sustainable Film Series, Forever Green

Sustainability Tips: The Future of Chocolate

Posted by Mackenzie Koffenberger on Feb 11, 2020 10:00:00 AM
Valentine’s Day is Friday and as everyone runs to purchase chocolate to showcase their love for a significant   (or themselves), the world is rushing to save the cacao plant. Business Insider..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips, Radon

Sustainability Tips: Things You Didn't Know About Radon

Posted by Matt Parker on Jan 29, 2020 10:00:00 AM
If you have been reading our weekly Sustainability Tips you know by now that the Environmental Protection Agency has designated January Radon Awareness Month. We’ve been working to educate the..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips, Radon

Sustainability Tips: Getting Radon Out of Your Home

Posted by Lauren Deriaz on Jan 21, 2020 11:00:00 AM
January is National Radon Action Month to motivate us to avoid the negative health effects of radon through mitigation. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) describes radon as a naturally..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips, Radon

Sustainability Tips: Radon and Why It's a Concern

Posted by Matt Parker on Jan 14, 2020 3:30:00 PM
January is federally recognized as National Radon Action Month. Though radon gas levels are a concern throughout the whole year, the cooler months are more of a concern, and is the best time to..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips, Radon

Free Radon Test Kits

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Jan 6, 2020 2:20:06 PM
In an effort to help prevent lung cancer from exposure to radon gas, Walking Mountains Science Center has partnered with Vail Health’s Shaw Cancer Center and Eagle County’s Environmental Health..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Radon

Radon and Your Home

Posted by Nikki Maline on Jan 2, 2020 8:15:00 AM
The EPA has designated January as Radon Action Month to help people understand the risks of radon in buildings. Radon is a health hazard, but, there is a simple solution to make sure you and your..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Radon

Sustainability Tips: Reduce Your Waste this Holiday Season

Posted by Nina Waysdorf on Dec 17, 2019 2:00:00 PM
The holidays come with some sustainability challenges. Stanford University reports that, Americans throw away about 25% more trash than usual between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. Consider all the..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips, Composting, Recycling, Leave No Trace, Zero Waste

Sustainable Film Series Saving Snow

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Dec 5, 2019 11:00:00 AM
 “Across the country, people who depend on winter for their livelihood are feeling the heat. On the sidelines of skiing and snowboarding, an epic struggle to reverse rising temperatures is..
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Topics: Environmental Education, Press Release, The Sustainable Film Series, Forever Green

Sustainability Tips: Catching the Bus to the Hill

Posted by Kimberly Schlaepfer on Dec 3, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Ski season is finally back! As are the traffic jams and parking nightmares that can often be associated with big powder days. This year, rather than hopping in your car to ride for the day, try..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips

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