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

Ford Sanger

Ford Sanger
Born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee, Ford first came to colorful Colorado for college and to strengthen his relationship with the environment. A graduate of the University of Denver, Ford received his Bachelor’s degree in geography with minors in sustainability and international studies. During his time in college Ford participated in a wide range of extracurricular activities as well as international research and travel programs in places like Tanzania, India, Nicaragua, and Mexico.

Recent Posts

Sustainability Tips: Earth Day

Posted by Ford Sanger on Apr 15, 2019 12:32:57 PM
Be More Sustainable This Earth Day   Did you know that the first Earth Day was on April 22, 1970, and led to the creation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency? Earth Day originally started..
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Sustainability Tips: Prevail On The Trails: Trail Closures and Trail Etiquette

Posted by Ford Sanger on Apr 8, 2019 1:13:59 PM
Be Informed About Trail Closures   Did you know that the state of Colorado has the largest elk population in the world? However, today’s elk population from Vail Pass to Glenwood Canyon has..
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Sustainability Tips: Step Up Your Garden Prep

Posted by Ford Sanger on Apr 1, 2019 4:03:34 PM
Better Garden Prep For Climate Action  Did you know that, according to the Climate Action Business Association, about 8% of an average American’s carbon footprint comes from food? Spring is here..
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Sustainability Tips: Earth Hour 2019

Posted by Ford Sanger on Mar 25, 2019 9:01:16 AM
Participate For Earth Hour  Did you know that 188 countries and territories took part in Earth Hour 2018? Earth Hour is this Sunday, March 30th, from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm. What is Earth Hour?..
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Sustainability Tips: Don't Light The Night

Posted by Ford Sanger on Mar 18, 2019 3:24:22 PM
Light Pollution Is Real  Did you know that, according to the International Dark Sky Association, that 99 percent of Americans live under light polluted skies and cannot experience a natural night?..
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Sustainability Tips: Soak Up The Sun With Solar

Posted by Ford Sanger on Mar 13, 2019 3:03:51 PM
Tips for Rooftop Solar  Did you know that the amount of sunlight that strikes the Earth's surface in an hour and a half is enough to handle the entire world's energy consumption for a full year? ..
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Sustainability Tips: Food Access in a Sustainable Community

Posted by Ford Sanger on Feb 25, 2019 1:46:22 PM
Fight Hunger Locally  Fact: Did you know that, according to the Food Bank of the Rockies, 1 in 7 Coloradans worry where their next meal will come from? Food access is an issue in Eagle county that..
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Sustainability Tips: A Toast To The Planet

Posted by Ford Sanger on Feb 20, 2019 12:25:35 PM
Find Sustainable Colorado Breweries  Fact: Did you know that, according to Craft Brewing Business, Colorado has the third most breweries of any state in the United States and the fourth most..
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Sustainability Tips: A Little Love For The Environment

Posted by Ford Sanger on Feb 12, 2019 10:16:26 AM
A More Sustainable Valentines Day Fact: Did you know that, according to the Hallmark Corporation, approximately 145 million valentines day cards are exchanged every year. These cards use a lot of..
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Sustainability Tips: Eat To The Local Beet

Posted by Ford Sanger on Feb 4, 2019 2:26:54 PM
Be Green By Eating Local In The Winter Did you know that, according to the Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture, the average meal travels around 1,500 miles from farm to..
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