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: Gear Care and Responsible Purchasing

Posted by Courtney Rajt on May 13, 2022 9:35:22 AM
Colorado hosts millions of outdoor enthusiasts and they all have something in common: a sense of stewardship for the land. In the last few years the demand for camping and outdoor gear has skyrocketed
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Sustainability Tip: How to Take Climate Action

Posted by Will Barror on Apr 18, 2022 1:20:28 PM
Climate anxiety is real. Go into a local high school, you’ll quickly realize why students across Eagle County chose to walk out of class and protest for climate action in September 2019. Across the..
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Press Release: Walking Mountains to Launch Eagle County’s Solarize Program to support growth of a local solar market

Posted by Diego Betts on Mar 29, 2022 12:05:06 PM
For Immediate Release: 03-21-2022
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Topics: Energy Smart, Climate Action Collaborative, Sustainability Tips

Sustainability Tip: Recycling while Travelling

Posted by Nina Waysdorf on Mar 14, 2022 2:05:52 PM
If you’re here in Eagle County visiting, or have recently taken a trip, you may have been confused to find that recycling rules can be different from place to place. Within Eagle County there are..
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Colorado Law Tackles Plastic Pollution

Posted by Claire Kantor on Mar 14, 2022 1:42:14 PM
Once upon a time (a time that really wasn’t that long ago), human beings were limited by what existed in the natural world. But, someone somewhere did a little experimenting, a little mixing of some..
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Sustainability Tip: Heat Your Home Safely This Winter

Posted by Diego Betts on Feb 14, 2022 10:52:41 AM
According to the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), heating equipment is the leading cause of fires in U.S homes. Nearly half of all home heating fires occur in December, January, and..
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New Report Illuminates Tri-County Solar and Storage Potential

Posted by Claire Kantor on Jan 6, 2022 9:30:00 AM
Sometimes it baffles me that solar energy wasn’t harnessed for power in an effective way decades ago. I’m stating the obvious here, but the sun is the start of the energy cycle most life forms depend..
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How to Recycle your Christmas Tree in Eagle County

Posted by Nina Waysdorf on Dec 22, 2021 12:00:00 AM
As pine, spruce, and fir trees hold the spotlight during the holiday season, they also play a less festive role in our waste streams. Each year, an estimated, an estimated 25 million to 30 million..
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Sustainability Tips: Reduce Your Waste this Holiday Season

Posted by Nina Waysdorf on Dec 22, 2021 12:00:00 AM
The holidays come with some sustainability challenges. Stanford University reports that, Americans throw away about 25% more trash than usual between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. Consider all the..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips, Composting, Recycling, Leave No Trace, Zero Waste

2021 Climate Action Reflections

Posted by Claire Kantor on Dec 2, 2021 8:45:09 AM
 December has arrived and cue the cliché about how fast time goes by. The holiday season looks like a lot of different things to a lot of different people, but I think it is safe to assume that at..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative, Sustainability Tips