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

Radon and Your Home

Posted by Nikki Maline on Jan 2, 2020 8:15:00 AM
The EPA has designated January as Radon Action Month to help people understand the risks of radon in buildings. Radon is a health hazard, but, there is a simple solution to make sure you and your..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Radon

Sustainability Tips: DIY Air Sealing

Posted by Stephen Beane on Oct 15, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Did you know that air sealing your home can reduce heating and cooling costs, increase comfort, and create a healthier indoor environment? Winter is coming, and it is time to prepare your home for..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips

Sustainability Tips: Energy Efficiency

Posted by Stephen Beane on Oct 2, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Did you know that Walking Mountain Science Center’s Energy Programs has helped local homes and businesses save $951,257 on their energy bills since the program began?  Learning how to be more..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips

Energy Efficiency is Key to Reaching Our Climate Action Goals

Posted by Walking Mountains on Sep 24, 2019 2:00:00 PM
Energy efficiency reduces wasted energy consumption by incorporating new efficient technologies. Incorporating energy efficiency in our homes is an important part of reducing Eagle County’s..
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Topics: Energy Smart

What to Tackle First, Solar or Energy Efficiency?

Posted by Tom Boyd on Mar 26, 2019 11:31:21 AM
In home-energy improvement aim big, but start small Like a lot of people reading this I was curious about installing solar power on my roof. Would I save money on my energy bill or would it cost..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Climate Action Collaborative

Sustainability Tip: How To Seal Up Your Building Envelope

Posted by Ford Sanger on Nov 19, 2018 9:02:48 AM
Seal Up Your Building Envelope Did you know that, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, about 30% of a home's heating energy is lost through windows? With winter just around the corner,..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips

Energy Saving Tips for Winter

Posted by James Dilzell on Nov 12, 2018 4:15:45 PM
Is Your Home Ready For Winter?
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Topics: Energy Smart, Climate Action Collaborative

The Greater Eagle Fire Protection District Goes Solar!

Posted by Kimberly Schlaepfer on Nov 8, 2018 1:15:43 PM
Eagle Fire District Installs Solar PV on Roof A new solar array on the roof of Greater Eagle Fire Protection District is projected to generate 57% of annual energy use The Greater Eagle Fire..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Climate Action Collaborative

Sustainability Tip: Shining A Light On Energy Efficiency

Posted by Ford Sanger on Nov 5, 2018 11:55:08 AM
Idle Power Mode on Devices & Appliances Is Costing You Money  According to a 2015 research paper published by the National Resource Defense Council, about a quarter of all residential energy..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips

Sustainability Tip: How to Increase Savings on your Energy Bill

Posted by Ford Sanger on Oct 29, 2018 1:25:12 PM
Heat Up The Savings  Did you know that, according to the US Department of Energy, space heating is the largest energy expense in the average US home, accounting for around 45% of energy bills? (..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips