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 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

Sustainability Tips: Buy Nothing Friday

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Nov 26, 2019 11:30:00 AM
We’ve all heard about, or perhaps experienced the chaos that is Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving and one of the busiest shopping days in the US. Black Friday is typically thought to have..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips

Sustainability Tips: How to Reduce Your Thanksgiving Food Waste

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Nov 19, 2019 10:00:00 AM
According to the EPA, between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day American household waste will increase by more than 25%. Holiday food, packaging, shopping bags, wrapping paper, and other items will..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips

Sustainable Film Series Paris to Pittsburgh

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Nov 1, 2019 10:13:57 AM
As an American citizen, it has become difficult to understand the issue of climate change: what side you should take, whom you should believe, and what topic’s most important. The film Paris to..
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Topics: Environmental Education, Press Release, The Sustainable Film Series, Forever Green

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

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