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

Opportunities for Sustainable Mountain Communities

Posted by Kim Langmaid on Jun 11, 2020 12:55:21 PM
A woman stands near the edge of Booth Falls in Vail. Local trails are visited by hundreds of thousands of people each year. This high use has contributed to issues such as trash, pet waste, trail..
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Topics: Mountain IDEAL Destination, Climate Action Collaborative

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

Vail Aims to Become First Certified Sustainable Destination in the U.S.

Posted by Walking Mountains on Jul 27, 2016 10:47:50 AM
The Town of Vail and Walking Mountains Science Center invite the public to give feedback on the Vail Sustainable Destination Project during a free lunch and open house this Thursday, July 28 from..
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Topics: Press Release, Mountain IDEAL Destination, Forever Green

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