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

Stay Warm & Save Money This Winter

Posted by Will Barror on Feb 20, 2024 8:58:00 AM
Feeling colder than normal? Heating bills going through the roof? Aside from lighting the couch on fire, are you struggling to keep your house warm? Well you’re in luck! Walking Mountains and Energy..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Climate Action Collaborative

Inspiring Sustainability through the Climate Speaker Series

Posted by Gina McCrackin on Jan 16, 2024 8:57:30 AM
A dwindling snowpack, increased drought and heat, and inequitable access to resources like safe drinking water are just a few examples of the social and environmental impacts of climate change on our..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative, Center For Sustainability

Climate Action Collaborative: 2023 in Review

Posted by Will Barror on Dec 13, 2023 9:16:08 AM
Last December I shared 22 climate wins in 2022 that the Climate Action Collaborative (CAC) and our partners achieved. For brevity, I’ll spare readers from a list of 23 climate wins in 2023. Instead,..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative

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

Posted by Gina McCrackin on Nov 17, 2023 10:24:08 AM
Mountain towns, such as ours, have long been revered for their breathtaking landscapes, plentiful outdoor activities, and pristine environments. However, our economies and communities are some of the..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative

Climate Action Collaborative: Celebrating Our Annual Impacts

Posted by Gina McCrackin on Sep 18, 2023 1:14:19 PM
Happy September, Eagle County residents. This time of year, as fall peaks around the corner, the seasonal shifts ask us to turn inwards and do some critical reflection. As we lean into interpersonal..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative, Climate Action Plan

Calming Eco-Anxiety

Posted by Emmett Bailey on Sep 15, 2023 9:49:05 AM
Environmental conversations are often at the forefront of politics, social media, news, and debate in our community. Many of those conversations can be defined by a palpable sense of doom. This is..
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Topics: Walking Mountains Science Center, Energy Smart, Climate Action Collaborative, Sustainability Tips, Zero Waste

Green Your Fitness Routine

Posted by Emily Dennis on Aug 14, 2023 9:51:39 AM
Exercise is a daily habit for many of us whether we run, walk, lift weights, bike, hike, or participate in other fitness activities. Staying active is a great way to help our health, but can have..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative, Sustainability Tips, Zero Waste

Embrace the Waste!

Posted by Will Barror on Aug 14, 2023 9:37:29 AM
August is a great month for holidays: National Watermelon Day on the 3rd, International Beer Day on the 4th, National Peach Pie Day on August 24th, and National Trail Mix Day on the 31st. What do all..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative, Waste Update, Zero Waste

Climate Action Collaborative Stakeholder Meeting Recap

Posted by Gina McCrackin on Jul 17, 2023 10:28:14 AM
On Monday, June 26th, the Climate Action Collaborative (CAC) hosted its first semi-annual stakeholder meeting of 2023. CAC stakeholder meetings are an opportunity to come together and receive..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative

Staying Cool and Sustainable this Summer

Posted by Elizabeth Baer on Jul 14, 2023 10:37:21 AM
The wait is over, after what felt like years of rainy day after rainy day, summer is finally here in full force. The blue skies and warm sun are beautiful for rafting, swimming, biking, and hiking..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Climate Action Collaborative, Sustainability Tips