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

Give your garden some extra love by adding compost

Posted by Nina Waysdorf on May 19, 2020 9:41:00 AM
As the weather starts to get warmer and our frosts get fewer and fewer, many of you are likely thinking about starting your gardens for the summer. And as you might have some extra time at home..
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Topics: Forever Green, Sustainability Tips, Composting

Stop Using Single-Use Plastics

Posted by Mackenzie Koffenberger on May 12, 2020 10:21:00 AM
The world looks different these days, but one thing still stays the same—single-use plastics are avoidable. No matter if you are working from home, an essential worker or waiting for work to..
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Topics: Forever Green, Sustainability Tips, Recycling, Zero Waste

Sustainability Tip: Waste Diversion Workshop

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Mar 9, 2020 3:12:02 PM
Waste Diversion for Restaurants, Caterers & Other Food Vendors Here in Eagle County, waste can be diverted from our landfill in multiple ways: By being recycled and composted, our food, plastic,..
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Topics: Actively Green, Environmental Education, Press Release, Forever Green, Sustainability Tips

Town of Vail & Walking Mountains Energy Efficiency Incentive Program

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Mar 9, 2020 11:17:00 AM
The Town of Vail is partnering with Energy Smart Colorado at Walking Mountains Science Center to provide free comprehensive home energy assessments and double rebates for energy efficiency..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Forever Green

Sustainable Film Series The Wild

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Mar 6, 2020 12:30:00 PM
What do Chinook, Coho, Sockeye, Humpy, and Chum all have in common? All five are species of salmon that thrive in the North Pacific waters of the U.S. and Canada. Salmon is considered a keystone..
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Topics: Environmental Education, Press Release, The Sustainable Film Series, Forever Green

Sustainable Film Series The Biggest Little Farm

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Feb 12, 2020 9:00:00 AM
What’s your version of a farm? Have you ever wanted to be a farmer? This month join Walking Mountains Science Center for a screening of The Biggest Little Farm which follows a couple, Molly and..
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Topics: Environmental Education, Press Release, The Sustainable Film Series, Forever Green

Sustainable Film Series Saving Snow

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Dec 5, 2019 11:00:00 AM
 “Across the country, people who depend on winter for their livelihood are feeling the heat. On the sidelines of skiing and snowboarding, an epic struggle to reverse rising temperatures is..
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Topics: Environmental Education, Press Release, The Sustainable Film Series, Forever Green

Sustainable Film Series Paris to Pittsburgh

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Nov 1, 2019 10:13:57 AM
As an American citizen, it has become difficult to understand the issue of climate change: what side you should take, whom you should believe, and what topic’s most important. The film Paris to..
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Topics: Environmental Education, Press Release, The Sustainable Film Series, Forever Green

The Spirit of Sustainability

Posted by Walking Mountains on Dec 24, 2018 10:00:00 AM
We all know that the holiday season is the time for giving. But the wastefulness and high levels of consumption that occur during this time may be contradicting this holiday cheer by taking away..
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Topics: Forever Green

Recycling Isn't Just About Trash, It's About Energy

Posted by Sophia Gianfrancisco on Nov 7, 2018 1:32:23 PM
Recycling Isn’t Just About Trash, it’s About Energy It’s the right thing to do and is a critical part of meeting Eagle County’s emissions goals.  
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Topics: Forever Green, Climate Action Collaborative, Recycling, Waste Update

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