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

When Clean ≠ Green

Posted by Elizabeth Esche on Aug 21, 2018 3:28:52 PM
Health & Sustainability aren't mutually exclusive If you’ve ever gone to the grocery store to shop for your family, you know that reading labels can be revelatory, but time consuming. To speed up..
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Topics: Forever Green, Climate Action Collaborative

Sustainability Tip: Eat it and Keep It: Store Your Apple Core

Posted by Ford Sanger on Aug 20, 2018 1:08:23 PM
Composting Apple Cores Did you know that an apple core can decompose in as little as one month when composted correctly? However, it could take up to six months for an apple core to decompose if..
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Topics: Forever Green, Climate Action Collaborative, Sustainability Tips

Running and Biking Outdoors After a Wildfire

Posted by Guest Author on Aug 17, 2018 11:20:21 AM
Wildfires can make a big difference when it comes to your running, biking or hiking routine. As we have seen in many recent years, and instances, It may be downright hazardous when fires are too..
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Topics: Forever Green

United by the Planet: Earth Day!

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Apr 23, 2018 3:44:03 AM
April 22nd is a day that, for nearly 50 years in the running, countries around the world celebrate, show support for, and acknowledge the single most unifying entity for all of humanity: Planet..
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Topics: Curious Nature, Forever Green

Ten Tips for a Sustainable Holiday Season

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Dec 18, 2017 2:52:08 AM
The holidays are a busy time, and it’s easy to get caught up in the commercialization of the season. But there are options to make your holidays more sustainable, and in some cases, a little more..
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Topics: Forever Green, Sustainability Tips

The Robinsons Discover Energy Savings

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Nov 22, 2017 10:13:05 AM
In January 2013 Eagle-Vail residents Scott and Anna Robinson paid a $427.48 energy bill. It was without a doubt the highest energy bill they’d ever gotten, and they couldn’t bear to watch that..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Forever Green

Sustainability Tips for A Green Thanksgiving

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Nov 20, 2017 2:46:47 AM
Thanksgiving is a holiday near and dear to my heart - full of traditions, food, and family. I have always loved to help my family with preparations, especially while watching the Macy’s..
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Topics: Forever Green, Sustainability Tips

Vail Named to Top 100 Sustainable Destinations for 2017

Posted by Walking Mountains on Oct 3, 2017 1:25:49 AM
Vail has made international news for its collective sustainability efforts by being named to the Top 100 Sustainable Destinations in 2017 by Green Destinations. The Top 100 list was officially..
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Topics: Press Release, Mountain IDEAL Destination, Forever Green

Mountain IDEAL Standard for Destinations Achieves GSTC Recognition

Posted by Walking Mountains on Jul 27, 2017 4:04:57 PM
The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce that the Mountain IDEAL Standard for destinations has achieved ‘GSTC-Recognized’ status.
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Topics: Press Release, Mountain IDEAL Destination, Forever Green

Climate Action Benefits Our Health

Posted by Kim Langmaid on Jun 27, 2017 3:36:01 AM
Summer is mating time. Not just for the birds and the bees but also for wildflowers, grasses, and trees. In order to mate and reproduce, male plants cast their pollen on the wind. Pollen is a number..
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Topics: Forever Green, Climate Action Collaborative