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

Energy Smart at Walking Mountains 2019 Achievements

Posted by Nikki Maline on Mar 10, 2020 1:30:00 PM
The year 2019 was busy, and produced exciting results, for the Energy Smart Colorado program in the Eagle Valley, administered by the Energy Programs team at Walking Mountains. Following are the..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Center For Sustainability

Sustainability Tip: Waste Diversion Workshop

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Mar 9, 2020 3:12:02 PM
Waste Diversion for Restaurants, Caterers & Other Food Vendors Here in Eagle County, waste can be diverted from our landfill in multiple ways: By being recycled and composted, our food, plastic,..
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Topics: Actively Green, Environmental Education, Press Release, Forever Green

Town of Vail & Walking Mountains Energy Efficiency Incentive Program

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Mar 9, 2020 11:17:00 AM
The Town of Vail is partnering with Energy Smart Colorado at Walking Mountains Science Center to provide free comprehensive home energy assessments and double rebates for energy efficiency..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Forever Green

Sustainable Film Series The Wild

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Mar 6, 2020 12:30:00 PM
What do Chinook, Coho, Sockeye, Humpy, and Chum all have in common? All five are species of salmon that thrive in the North Pacific waters of the U.S. and Canada. Salmon is considered a keystone..
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Topics: Environmental Education, Press Release, The Sustainable Film Series, Forever Green

Sustainability Tips: Climate Change - Who's to Blame

Posted by Kimberly Schlaepfer on Feb 25, 2020 11:15:00 AM
The main message of the environmental movement of the last 20 years in the United States has focused on reducing individual impact. “Consume less”, “drive less”, “downsize” are all things we as..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative, Sustainability Tips, Climate Action Plan

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

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