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


Sustainability Tip: Tips for a Greener Clean

Posted by Emily Dennis on Sep 19, 2022 9:56:57 AM
Household cleaning is a chore that many of us may dread. Whether you’re doing an end of summer cleaning, preparing for a gathering, or picking up after other messy members of the house, cleaning is..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips

CAC Column: The Inflation Reduction Act Will Help Us Reduce Emissions

Posted by Will Barror on Sep 15, 2022 9:13:11 AM
If you’re like me, you’ve probably heard of the Inflation Reduction Act (or IRA) passed by Congress and signed into law back in August. The IRA has been called “The most significant legislation in..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative, Sustainability Tips

Sustainability Tip: This is our first rodeo! - Walking Mountains Zero Waste Team at the Eagle County Fair & Rodeo

Posted by Amelia Kovacs on Aug 15, 2022 9:46:03 AM
Country music blasting, slurping of fresh lemonade, cowboys lounging, and the consuming of maybe an unhealthy but unregretted amount of funnel cake - not the first event you’d imagine having zero..
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Case Study: Sipes Architects - Drawing the Greenprints

Posted by Mia Beyer on Aug 4, 2022 11:25:57 AM
Creating Blueprints  Sipes Architects is an Eagle Valley-based design firm that incorporates “art, science, and the spirit of inspired design” into their work to realize each of their client’s dream..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips, Actively Green Case Studies

Avon, Colorado Energy Rebates & Incentives for Residents & Businesses

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Jul 25, 2022 5:39:16 PM
Town of Avon partners with the Energy Smart Colorado program at Walking Mountains Science Center to provide $50 home energy assessments, free energy coaching, and increased rebate offerings for Town..
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Topics: Energy Smart

Sustainability Tip: Celebrate Plastic Free July!

Posted by Nina Waysdorf on Jul 14, 2022 11:27:12 AM
July is a great month. It’s the peak of summer, prime time for camping, the wildflowers are popping and the trails are calling. July is also a wonderful month to join in a global movement to create a..
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Case Study - Shaeffer Hyde: Building the Foundation for Sustainability Success

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Jul 13, 2022 12:08:12 PM
Laying the Groundwork for Sustainability Shaeffer Hyde Construction is an award-winning construction and property management company that has been in business in the Vail Valley since 1979. Founded..
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The 2021 Sustainable Business Awards

Posted by Kate Manzer on Jun 21, 2022 11:34:32 AM
The 2021 Sustainable Business Awards are presented to Actively Green Certified Businesses Climate Impact Award: Eagle River Water & Sanitation District {% video_player "embed_player"..
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Sustainability Tip: Think Early About Water Conservation at Home

Posted by Simba Dupwa on Jun 16, 2022 2:40:08 PM
Every Coloradoan knows that water is a limited and critical resource in our state. And while the rivers are running high this time of year, planning ahead and conserving water now is critical. We’ve..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips

Case Study: Nerding Out on Solar - How Active Energies Solar is Going for Gold

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Jun 8, 2022 3:51:03 PM
Get to Know Active Energies Active Energies Solar, LLC is a solar energy design, installation, and financing company primarily installing solar photovoltaic (PV) systems for residential and..
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Topics: Actively Green, Actively Green Case Studies