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

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

Sustainability Tips for Renters

Posted by Elizabeth Baer on Nov 23, 2022 7:00:00 AM
There are many great resources for homeowners on how to improve their home’s energy efficiency and sustainability. However, finding sustainable solutions can be more difficult when you rent your..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips

Grateful for Climate Action

Posted by Will Barror on Nov 15, 2022 8:00:00 AM
As the year comes to an end, all of us at the Climate Action Collaborative are grateful for the significant steps taken in 2022 to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at the local, state, and federal..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative

Sustainability Tip: Tricks for a Greener Halloween

Posted by Emily Dennis on Oct 27, 2022 11:00:00 AM
With tricks and treats right around the corner, you may want to consider greening your Halloween this year! Did you know that a single trick-or-treater creates about one pound of trash? Consider that..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips

Improved Eagle County Public Transit is Within Reach

Posted by Will Barror on Oct 18, 2022 9:00:00 AM
It’s Friday, and you’ve just gotten off work after a long week. You head outside and hop into the awaiting micro-transit van parked outside. You’ve no sooner queued up your favorite playlist when the..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative