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


Local emissions rise 6%. To meet climate action goals we must do more.

Don't Just Celebrate this Earth Day, Take Action!

Inspiring Action: Join us for Climate Action Week 2024

Sustainable Spring Cleaning

Stay Warm & Save Money This Winter

Sustainable Valentine's Day

Inspiring Sustainability through the Climate Speaker Series

Stories from our Zero-Waste Heros

Climate Action Collaborative: 2023 in Review

Give Sustainably this Season

Mountain Towns 2030: Inspiring Action for a Climate-Resilient Future

Celebrate America Recycles Day by Recycling Right!

Walking Mountains' Programs & Rebates Announced for 2024

Happy Hallo-Green!

Fall into Sustainability

5 Facts About the Stack (Effect)

Climate Action Collaborative: Celebrating Our Annual Impacts

Calming Eco-Anxiety

Green Your Fitness Routine

Embrace the Waste!

Climate Action Collaborative Stakeholder Meeting Recap

Staying Cool and Sustainable this Summer

Cheers to a Summer Spent Outside!

Tips from the Zoomers

Introducing the EV Infrastructure Plan

May is Compost Awareness Month

Planet Friendly Puppers

Developing Community Based Climate Solutions

Become a Green Commuting Hero

Sustainable Spring Break

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

Indigenous Peoples and Traditional Ecological Knowledge: A Reflection

The Bag Ban: Everything You Need to Know!

The Links Between Radon and Climate Change

Surprise Radioactivity: How Residential Radon was Discovered

Set Some Climate Action New Years Resolution!

22 Local Climate Wins in 2022

'Tis the Season for Sustainable Gift Wrap

Sustainability Tips for Renters

Grateful for Climate Action

Sustainability Tip: Tricks for a Greener Halloween

Improved Eagle County Public Transit is Within Reach

Sustainability Tip: Tips for a Greener Clean

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

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

Case Study: Sipes Architects - Drawing the Greenprints

Avon, Colorado Energy Rebates & Incentives for Residents & Businesses

Sustainability Tip: Celebrate Plastic Free July!

Case Study - Shaeffer Hyde: Building the Foundation for Sustainability Success

The 2021 Sustainable Business Awards

Sustainability Tip: Think Early About Water Conservation at Home

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

Case Study: A Little Library With Big Impact: How the Vail Public Library Leaves a Lasting Legacy

Sustainability Tip: Gear Care and Responsible Purchasing

Sustainability Tip: How to Take Climate Action

Civic Engagement: Additional Resources

Civic Engagement: Environmental Policy Tracker

Civic Engagement: Where to Find Legislation

Civic Engagement: Keeping Track of the Issues

Press Release: Walking Mountains to Launch Eagle County’s Solarize Program to support growth of a local solar market

Case Study: Plant Conservation & Sustainable Tourism at Betty Ford Alpine Gardens

Edwards Metro District Partnership Offers Discounted Energy Assessments and Increased Rebates for Residents and Businesses

Sustainability Tip: Recycling while Travelling

Colorado Law Tackles Plastic Pollution

Sustainability Tip: Heat Your Home Safely This Winter

Don’t Do Business as Usual

Case Study: Waste Diversion in the Restaurant Industry - How Root & Flower has Become a Model for others to Follow

Case Study: How Fjallraven Manufactured a Culture of Customer Education & Community Outreach

Don’t Lost Sight of the 2021 IPCC Report

New Report Illuminates Tri-County Solar and Storage Potential

How to Recycle your Christmas Tree in Eagle County

Sustainability Tips: Reduce Your Waste this Holiday Season

2021 Climate Action Reflections

Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) Investing

To Eat or Not To Eat Beef? That Is Not The Question.

Learn about Environmental, Social, Governance Investing

What is Waste Diversion?

October is Energy Awareness Month!

Sustainability Tips: Why are there more and more fires each year? And what does this mean?

Make Your Home Energy Efficient this Energy Efficiency Day

Actively Green Program Offers Scholarship to Minority-Owned Businesses

Remote Work: A Business Strategy for Risk Management

Why are there more and more fires each year? And what does this mean?

Understanding Sustainable Apparel Certifications

Local Resource for Healthy Home Information

What’s up with those green trash tents?

Types of Sustainable Destinations

Sustainable Wardrobes

Spring Cleaning

Celebrate Spring by Composting

Lessons from Eagle County Icons & Sustainability Champions Andy Jessen, Adam Palmer and Seth Bossung

What About the Little Things?

Compost Options for Eagle County

Energy Smart at Walking Mountains 2020 Achievements

Tax Incentives for Energy Efficiency

Trends that Benefit the Environment

Save the Earth and your Relationship by Going Sustainable

Free Radon Test Kits

Actively Green 2020 Award Winners

Heating Your Home This Winter

Composting to Make a Closed Loop System

The Paris Agreement and What You Need To Know

Energy Efficiency in Your Business

11 Eagle County Businesses Recognized as Colorado Environmental Leaders

Confusing Date Labels Result in Unnecessary Food Waste

What's Up with Those Green Trash Tents?

Heat Tape & De-Icing Cables: The right way to go?

Gain Fame & Fun with Smart Commuting

Like a Pandemic, Climate Change will Disrupt Education Systems

Recycling Drop-sites in Eagle County

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Why Are There Recycling Updates?

New Changes to Recycling in Eagle County

Is Recycling Different in Eagle County and Why?

The Importance of Media Literacy in the Age of Research Saturation

Local business that 'go green' should start with small, bite-sized efforts

Reminder: Keep Your Waste Safe During COVID-19

Selecting Reef and Ocean Safe Sunscreen

How to Support Local Wildlife From Your Garden

It's Time to Rethink Your Daily Commute

Why did Eagle County restrict fires over the 4th of July weekend?

What Are Solar Photovoltaic Systems and How You Can Benefit

Sustainability Planning Workshop

Opportunities for Sustainable Mountain Communities

Give your garden some extra love by adding compost

Stop Using Single-Use Plastics

Reducing Our Transportation Pollution

Impact of COVID-19 on Eagle Valley Businesses

Support Actively Green Businesses During COVID-19

Waste Diversion for Hotels

Technology for your Home or Business to Reduce the Building's Carbon Footprint

Sustainable Film Series Virtual Screening Eating Up Easter

Change in Season, Change in Energy Use

Eagle County Drawdown Results

Sustainability Tip: Properly Dispose of Waste During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Energy Smart at Walking Mountains 2019 Achievements

Sustainability Tip: Waste Diversion Workshop

Town of Vail & Walking Mountains Energy Efficiency Incentive Program

Sustainable Film Series The Wild

Eagle County Drawdown Project

Sustainability Tips: Climate Change - Who's to Blame

Sustainable Film Series The Biggest Little Farm

Sustainability Tips: The Future of Chocolate


The Trickiest Materials to Recycle

Sustainability Tips: Things You Didn't Know About Radon

Sustainability Tips: Getting Radon Out of Your Home

Sustainability Tips: Radon and Why It's a Concern

Radon and Your Home

Sustainable Film Series Saving Snow

Sustainability Tips: Catching the Bus to the Hill

Sustainability Tips: Buy Nothing Friday

Sustainability Tips: How to Reduce Your Thanksgiving Food Waste

Sustainable Film Series Paris to Pittsburgh

Sustainability Tips: DIY Air Sealing

Sustainability Tips: Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency is Key to Reaching Our Climate Action Goals

Sustainability Tips: Fall Colors

Sustainability Tips: Wild Fires

Experience Electric Event

Sustainability Tips: Sustainable Diets

Sustainability Tips: Food Waste

Eagle County Recycling Guide

Sustainability Tips: Composting

Sustainability Tips: Plastic Pollution From Clothes

Plastics: A Solution and a Curse

The Recycling Industry is not Dead

The Environmental Implications of Recycling and Why it Matters

What do the Recycling Numbers Mean?

Recycling: A commodities market

Walking Mountains Increases Reach of Zero Waste Events

Pay as you Throw Gets a Boost in Vail

Sustainability Tips: Plastic Water Bottles

Sustainability Tips: Sustainable Concert Series

Sustainability Tips: Plastic Free July

Sustainability Tips: How to Become a More Conscious Traveler

Sustainability Tips: Sole Power

Sustainability Tips: Bring More Activity to Your Daily Commute

Sustainability Tips: Commuting By Bike Will Help You Lose Weight

Sustainability Tips: Colorado Rain Barrels

Sustainability Tips: Earth Day

Sustainability Tips: Prevail On The Trails: Trail Closures and Trail Etiquette

Sustainability Tips: Step Up Your Garden Prep

Bring Nature Back into Your Landscape

What to Tackle First, Solar or Energy Efficiency?

Buying Raspberries in the Middle of Winter

Smart Ways to Stop Idling Your Car

The Sustainable Film Series: An Inconvenient Sequel

Sustainability Tips: Earth Hour 2019

Sustainability Tips: Don't Light The Night

Sustainability Tips: Soak Up The Sun With Solar

The Sustainable Film Series: STRAWS & Smog of the Sea

Sustainability Tips: Food Access in a Sustainable Community

Sustainability Tips: A Toast To The Planet

Sustainability Tips: A Little Love For The Environment

Sustainability Tips: Eat To The Local Beet

What You Need To Know Before Idling Your Car

Sustainability Tips: A Touchdown For the Environment

The Sustainable Film Series: Blue Heart

Sustainability Tips: How To Avoid Idling Your Car In Winter