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

Walking Mountains Sustainability

Walking Mountains Sustainability
Our mission is to awaken a sense of wonder and inspire environmental stewardship and sustainability through natural science education.

Recent Posts

Celebrate Spring by Composting

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on May 3, 2021 12:00:00 PM
While we may be sad to say goodbye to the ski season, it’s hard not to look around and feel joy at the signs of spring. The warming sun, the green peeking through the brown, and if you look..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips, Composting, Zero Waste

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

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Mar 19, 2021 3:00:00 PM
If you’ve ever stood staring in front of a vibrantly colored, wildflower covered, seemingly undiscovered mountain landscape long enough to catch a bug in your mouth, you know.   If you’ve ever..
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Topics: Actively Green, Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips

What About the Little Things?

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Mar 15, 2021 10:38:00 AM
Often in recycling, we talk about the big things – cardboard boxes and aluminum cans: good to go, Styrofoam: leave it out. But after all is said and done, you might be left wondering about the..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips, Composting, Zero Waste

Compost Options for Eagle County

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Mar 15, 2021 10:05:00 AM
When you hear the word recycling, what materials come to mind? Most often we think about things like cardboard, aluminum cans, plastic bottles, and office paper. All great materials for recycling..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips, Composting, Zero Waste

Tax Incentives for Energy Efficiency

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Feb 25, 2021 10:37:00 AM
Don’t dread tax day! This is an opportunity to cash in on all the great energy efficient projects completed all year long. Many of the participants of our home energy assessments make energy..
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Topics: Energy Smart

Save the Earth and your Relationship by Going Sustainable

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Feb 9, 2021 10:45:00 AM
Picture this: you’re on a date. It’s early on – maybe the second or third date – but you really like this person, they make you laugh, dazzle you with their smile, their hair has that messy but..
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Topics: Zero Waste

Free Radon Test Kits

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Jan 7, 2021 1:57:13 PM
In an effort to help prevent lung cancer from exposure to radon gas, Walking Mountains Science Center has partnered with Vail Health’s Shaw Cancer Center and Eagle County’s Environmental Health..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Radon

Actively Green 2020 Award Winners

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Dec 23, 2020 2:55:58 PM
 
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Topics: Actively Green, Energy Smart

Heating Your Home This Winter

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Dec 16, 2020 11:13:49 AM
The days are short, frost is in the air, and the cold is making its way into your home. Or, maybe the heat within your home is escaping faster than it can be replaced. It’s not uncommon to feel..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips

Composting to Make a Closed Loop System

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Oct 27, 2020 3:00:00 PM
Our economy traditionally depends on the extraction of resources from the earth for goods and services, which in turn end up as waste in our landfills. Most people don’t see their local..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips, Composting, Zero Waste