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


Become a Green Commuting Hero

Posted by Will Barror on Mar 17, 2023 12:30:01 PM
Whether you like it or not, spring is right around the corner. Warmer weather, longer days, and mashed potato snow means we’re only weeks away from float trips and mountain biking. 
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative

Sustainable Spring Break

Posted by Elizabeth Baer on Mar 17, 2023 12:19:18 PM
Whether you are headed for sunny shores, staying close to home, or getting a final ski trip in, there are many ways to make your spring break sustainable! Tourism accounts for roughly 8% of the..
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Topics: Mountain IDEAL Destination, Sustainability Tips

"Dam-it!" it's ice dam season

Posted by Elizabeth Baer on Feb 20, 2023 3:50:00 PM
This winter has been long… and if Punxsutawney Phil is to be believed, we still have a long way to go. Whether you rejoice in the snow for skiing or are patiently (or impatiently like I am) awaiting..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips

Indigenous Peoples and Traditional Ecological Knowledge: A Reflection

Posted by Gina McCrackin on Feb 14, 2023 7:00:00 AM
Mitákuye Oyásʼiŋ is a Lakota phrase that roughly translates to “all my relations” or “we are all related.” It is in this phrase, simultaneously brief and full of depth, that we can begin to..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative

The Bag Ban: Everything You Need to Know!

Posted by Emily Dennis on Jan 25, 2023 9:24:03 AM
Many of us have likely noticed a small increase in the price of our most recent grocery bills, especially if you used the store’s paper or plastic bags to load your groceries. This is because the..
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Topics: Zero Waste

The Links Between Radon and Climate Change

Posted by Gina McCrackin on Jan 17, 2023 9:54:45 AM
Happy New Year from the Climate Action Collaborative (CAC)! January is an exciting time to reflect on the past year (as we did in November and December’s CAC columns) and set goals for what’s to come..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative, Radon

Surprise Radioactivity: How Residential Radon was Discovered

Posted by Elizabeth Baer on Jan 10, 2023 11:39:04 AM
Radon is an odorless and colorless gas that is the result of natural  uranium decay in rock and soil. Unfortunately, radon is also the 2nd leading cause of lung cancer and accounts for over 20,000..
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Set Some Climate Action New Years Resolution!

Posted by Elizabeth Baer on Dec 31, 2022 10:23:00 AM
As we look forward to the New Year ahead, many of us are making resolutions for self improvement and growth. This year, consider making some climate action resolutions to improve both your life and..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative, Sustainability Tips, Staff Spotlight

22 Local Climate Wins in 2022

Posted by Will Barror on Dec 19, 2022 10:25:44 AM
As 2022 comes to an end, we want to reflect on the progress the Climate Action Collaborative (CAC) and our partners have made in 2022. Here are 22 local climate wins of 2022, in no particular order: ..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative

'Tis the Season for Sustainable Gift Wrap

Posted by Elizabeth Baer on Dec 12, 2022 9:38:26 AM
The holidays are a time for joy and generosity, however they can also be a time that generates a lot of waste. Americans throw away an estimated extra 25 million tons of garbage between Thanksgiving..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips