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

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

Posted by Diego Betts on Mar 29, 2022 12:05:06 PM
For Immediate Release: 03-21-2022
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Topics: Energy Smart, Climate Action Collaborative, Sustainability Tips

Colorado Law Tackles Plastic Pollution

Posted by Claire Kantor on Mar 14, 2022 1:42:14 PM
Once upon a time (a time that really wasn’t that long ago), human beings were limited by what existed in the natural world. But, someone somewhere did a little experimenting, a little mixing of some..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative, Sustainability Tips

Don’t Do Business as Usual

Posted by Claire Kantor on Feb 11, 2022 9:00:00 AM
The term “business as usual” as it applies in the private sector has always confused me a little bit. Sure, the term can apply to an entity’s ability to continue normal operations while outside..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative

New Report Illuminates Tri-County Solar and Storage Potential

Posted by Claire Kantor on Jan 6, 2022 9:30:00 AM
Sometimes it baffles me that solar energy wasn’t harnessed for power in an effective way decades ago. I’m stating the obvious here, but the sun is the start of the energy cycle most life forms depend..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Climate Action Collaborative, Sustainability Tips

2021 Climate Action Reflections

Posted by Claire Kantor on Dec 2, 2021 8:45:09 AM
 December has arrived and cue the cliché about how fast time goes by. The holiday season looks like a lot of different things to a lot of different people, but I think it is safe to assume that at..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative, Sustainability Tips

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

Posted by Claire Kantor on Nov 4, 2021 9:02:03 AM
“Book after book, article after article,” Nebraska cattle rancher and steakhouse owner Jim Jenkins has spent the last half-decade exploring criticisms of the beef industry. Most of us would look for..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative, Sustainability Tips

October is Energy Awareness Month!

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Oct 7, 2021 9:30:39 AM
October is the first full month of autumn. It is a month where gold paints our hillsides and seasons collide when the first snow sticks. Some of us dream of sweaters and lattes, Halloween costumes..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative, Sustainability Tips

Remote Work: A Business Strategy for Risk Management

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Sep 9, 2021 3:15:33 PM
Zoom is not new. I had my first encounter with it a few years ago, pre-pandemic. I attended college in Boston, and weather-related shutdowns were not uncommon. For most students, a snow day is a nice..
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Topics: Walking Mountains Science Center, Climate Action Collaborative

Trends that Benefit the Environment

Posted by Kimberly Schlaepfer on Feb 23, 2021 10:49:00 AM
Walking Mountains Sustainability recently launched a campaign titled “Trends with Benefits: Making Remote Work.” You may be reading this (if you’re familiar with Walking Mountains) wondering, why..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative

The Paris Agreement and What You Need To Know

Posted by Eric Heil on Oct 22, 2020 11:23:00 AM
By Eric Heil, Avon Town Manager, Climate Action Collaborative The evidence of climate change and its impacts have become nightly news with raging wildfires, severe drought, a record number of..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative