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

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..
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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

Gain Fame & Fun with Smart Commuting

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Sep 8, 2020 11:47:00 AM
Interested in being part of the electric vehicle (EV) charge station network that is popping up like wildflowers across Colorado? Curious about offering your employees commuting options that will..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative, Sustainability Tips

Like a Pandemic, Climate Change will Disrupt Education Systems

Posted by Paul Abling on Sep 3, 2020 7:30:00 AM
It’s no surprise at this point that this academic school year will be uncertain. Our local school district and teachers will undoubtedly make the best of what is a very difficult situation...
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative

The Importance of Media Literacy in the Age of Research Saturation

Posted by Mackenzie Koffenberger on Aug 13, 2020 2:50:12 PM
A simple Google search for any topic related to climate change will yield a variety of results. This side says one thing, while the other completely refutes it. It can be difficult, when..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative

It's Time to Rethink Your Daily Commute

Posted by Paul Abling on Jul 16, 2020 9:54:50 AM
Recently the Climate Action Collaborative facilitated a commuter study to determine how people move around our valley. More than 1,600 residents participated in the study representing every town..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative

Opportunities for Sustainable Mountain Communities

Posted by Kim Langmaid on Jun 11, 2020 12:55:21 PM
A woman stands near the edge of Booth Falls in Vail. Local trails are visited by hundreds of thousands of people each year. This high use has contributed to issues such as trash, pet waste, trail..
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Topics: Mountain IDEAL Destination, Climate Action Collaborative

Reducing Our Transportation Pollution

Posted by Kimberly Schlaepfer on May 8, 2020 7:15:00 AM
In Eagle County, greenhouse gas emissions from transportation represent 36% of our overall community emissions, equal to about 460,000 metric tons of carbon each and every year. There are two..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative