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

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

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Aug 11, 2020 10:30:00 AM
By Lauren Glendenning, published in the Vail Daily 8.11.2020 Brought to you by Walking Mountains Science Center From straws made out of avocado pits and citrus peels to gift-wrapping ribbon made..
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Topics: Actively Green, Actively Green Ambassador

Selecting Reef and Ocean Safe Sunscreen

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Jul 28, 2020 9:30:00 AM
Over-exposure to the sun is one of the leading causes of skin cancer, and the CDC recommends using a sunscreen of at least SPF 15. However, many well-intending consumers are often unaware that..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips

How to Support Local Wildlife From Your Garden

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Jul 17, 2020 10:00:00 AM
Bees, butterflies, birds, and moths are some of the most critical players when it comes to environmental health. Each serves an important role in pollinating the plants we need to feed ourselves,..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips

Sustainable Film Series Virtual Screening Eating Up Easter

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Apr 20, 2020 11:09:06 AM
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Topics: The Sustainable Film Series

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, Sustainability Tips

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

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

Free Radon Test Kits

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Jan 6, 2020 2:20:06 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

Sustainable Film Series Saving Snow

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Dec 5, 2019 11:00:00 AM
 “Across the country, people who depend on winter for their livelihood are feeling the heat. On the sidelines of skiing and snowboarding, an epic struggle to reverse rising temperatures is..
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Topics: Environmental Education, Press Release, The Sustainable Film Series, Forever Green

Sustainable Film Series Paris to Pittsburgh

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Nov 1, 2019 10:13:57 AM
As an American citizen, it has become difficult to understand the issue of climate change: what side you should take, whom you should believe, and what topic’s most important. The film Paris to..
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Topics: Environmental Education, Press Release, The Sustainable Film Series, Forever Green