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

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

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

Energy Smart Colorado communities invest over $42 Million in energy efficiency projects

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Oct 12, 2018 9:06:12 AM
At its annual Partner Summit, which was held at Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon in September, Energy Smart Colorado (ESC) recognized its 10 partner agencies for their collective..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Press Release

Input Needed on Climate Action Plan for the Eagle County Community

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Feb 7, 2018 12:42:15 PM
In 2016 a group of over 30 stakeholders that includes representatives from the public and private sectors of Eagle County, came together to develop the Climate Action Plan for the Eagle County..
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Topics: Press Release, Climate Action Collaborative, Climate Action Plan

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

CARE Program Helps 36 Income-Qualified Households Save Energy In Eagle County

Posted by Walking Mountains on Sep 29, 2016 4:07:20 PM
Over the last year, 36 homeowners and renters in the Eagle Valley have benefited from CARE - the Colorado Affordable Residential Energy program, facilitated by Walking Mountains Science Center...
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Topics: Energy Smart, Press Release, Forever Green

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