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

Lessons from Eagle County Icons & Sustainability Champions Andy Jessen, Adam Palmer and Seth Bossung

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Mar 19, 2021 3:00:00 PM
If you’ve ever stood staring in front of a vibrantly colored, wildflower covered, seemingly undiscovered mountain landscape long enough to catch a bug in your mouth, you know.   If you’ve ever..
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Topics: Actively Green, Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips

Energy Smart at Walking Mountains 2020 Achievements

Posted by Nikki Maline on Mar 10, 2021 11:16:00 AM
The year 2020 produced exciting results for the Energy Smart Colorado program in the Eagle Valley, administered by the Energy Programs team at Walking Mountains. Overall we reached 75% of our..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Center For Sustainability

Tax Incentives for Energy Efficiency

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Feb 25, 2021 10:37:00 AM
Don’t dread tax day! This is an opportunity to cash in on all the great energy efficient projects completed all year long. Many of the participants of our home energy assessments make energy..
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Topics: Energy Smart

Free Radon Test Kits

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Jan 7, 2021 1:57:13 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

Actively Green 2020 Award Winners

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Dec 23, 2020 2:55:58 PM
 
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Topics: Actively Green, Energy Smart

Heating Your Home This Winter

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Dec 16, 2020 11:13:49 AM
The days are short, frost is in the air, and the cold is making its way into your home. Or, maybe the heat within your home is escaping faster than it can be replaced. It’s not uncommon to feel..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips

Energy Efficiency in Your Business

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Oct 20, 2020 10:00:00 AM
Energy efficient improvements to your business can reap many benefits, such as lowered costs, increased customer interest and elevated employee well-being, just to name a few. These goals can be..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips

What Are Solar Photovoltaic Systems and How You Can Benefit

Posted by Matt Parker on Jun 30, 2020 9:00:00 AM
Now that it is summer, we are all eager to go out and enjoy the beautiful sunshine. Not only does the summer sun provide us long, warm days, we can also use it to reduce our carbon footprint...
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Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips

Technology for your Home or Business to Reduce the Building's Carbon Footprint

Posted by Nikki Maline on Apr 20, 2020 11:40:00 AM
Are you curious about these newer technologies that the Energy Programs team at Walking Mountains has been telling folks about? Below is a simple explanation on cold climate air source heat..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Center For Sustainability, Sustainability Tips

Change in Season, Change in Energy Use

Posted by Matt Parker on Apr 15, 2020 9:29:58 AM
With the spring equinox behind us, the sun is rising earlier and setting later. Thus, your home is being heated from the sun more and more each day. This is a great time to consider adjusting..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Center For Sustainability, Sustainability Tips