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

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

Cheers to a Summer Spent Outside!

Posted by Will Barror on Jun 12, 2023 2:35:44 PM
It’s “moved for the winter, stayed for the summer” season in Eagle County. The time of year where locals reflect on how fast the ski season went by, but audibly remind themselves (and anyone else who..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative

Introducing the EV Infrastructure Plan

Posted by Gina McCrackin on May 15, 2023 9:45:26 AM
Electric vehicles (EVs) seem to be all the rage these days. Why, you might be asking? Well, across the globe, transportation is substantially contributing to climate change and its associated..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative, Electric Vehicles, Electric Bikes (E-Bike)

Developing Community Based Climate Solutions

Posted by Will Barror on Apr 13, 2023 9:34:29 AM
Roughly a year ago, I suggested several tips for taking climate action to readers looking to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Along with contacting elected officials and joining an environmental..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative

Become a Green Commuting Hero

Posted by Will Barror on Mar 17, 2023 12:30:01 PM
Whether you like it or not, spring is right around the corner. Warmer weather, longer days, and mashed potato snow means we’re only weeks away from float trips and mountain biking.
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative

Indigenous Peoples and Traditional Ecological Knowledge: A Reflection

Posted by Gina McCrackin on Feb 14, 2023 7:00:00 AM
Mitákuye Oyásʼiŋ is a Lakota phrase that roughly translates to “all my relations” or “we are all related.” It is in this phrase, simultaneously brief and full of depth, that we can begin to..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative

The Links Between Radon and Climate Change

Posted by Gina McCrackin on Jan 17, 2023 9:54:45 AM
Happy New Year from the Climate Action Collaborative (CAC)! January is an exciting time to reflect on the past year (as we did in November and December’s CAC columns) and set goals for what’s to come..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative, Radon

Set Some Climate Action New Years Resolution!

Posted by Elizabeth Baer on Dec 31, 2022 10:23:00 AM
As we look forward to the New Year ahead, many of us are making resolutions for self improvement and growth. This year, consider making some climate action resolutions to improve both your life and..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative, Sustainability Tips, Staff Spotlight

22 Local Climate Wins in 2022

Posted by Will Barror on Dec 19, 2022 10:25:44 AM
As 2022 comes to an end, we want to reflect on the progress the Climate Action Collaborative (CAC) and our partners have made in 2022. Here are 22 local climate wins of 2022, in no particular order: ..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative

Grateful for Climate Action

Posted by Will Barror on Nov 15, 2022 8:00:00 AM
As the year comes to an end, all of us at the Climate Action Collaborative are grateful for the significant steps taken in 2022 to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at the local, state, and federal..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative