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

Walking Mountains Sustainability Blog

Sustainability Tips: Climate Change - Who's to Blame

Posted by Kimberly Schlaepfer on Feb 25, 2020 11:15:00 AM
The main message of the environmental movement of the last 20 years in the United States has focused on reducing individual impact. “Consume less”, “drive less”, “downsize” are all things we as..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative, Sustainability Tips, Climate Action Plan

Sustainability Tips: The Future of Chocolate

Posted by Mackenzie Koffenberger on Feb 11, 2020 10:00:00 AM
Valentine’s Day is Friday and as everyone runs to purchase chocolate to showcase their love for a significant   (or themselves), the world is rushing to save the cacao plant. Business Insider..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips, Radon

Sustainability Tips: Things You Didn't Know About Radon

Posted by Matt Parker on Jan 29, 2020 10:00:00 AM
If you have been reading our weekly Sustainability Tips you know by now that the Environmental Protection Agency has designated January Radon Awareness Month. We’ve been working to educate the..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips, Radon

Sustainability Tips: Getting Radon Out of Your Home

Posted by Lauren Deriaz on Jan 21, 2020 11:00:00 AM
January is National Radon Action Month to motivate us to avoid the negative health effects of radon through mitigation. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) describes radon as a naturally..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips, Radon

Sustainability Tips: Radon and Why It's a Concern

Posted by Matt Parker on Jan 14, 2020 3:30:00 PM
January is federally recognized as National Radon Action Month. Though radon gas levels are a concern throughout the whole year, the cooler months are more of a concern, and is the best time to..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips, Radon

Sustainability Tips: Reduce Your Waste this Holiday Season

Posted by Nina Waysdorf on Dec 17, 2019 2:00:00 PM
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

Sustainability Tips: Catching the Bus to the Hill

Posted by Kimberly Schlaepfer on Dec 3, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Ski season is finally back! As are the traffic jams and parking nightmares that can often be associated with big powder days. This year, rather than hopping in your car to ride for the day, try..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips

Sustainability Tips: Buy Nothing Friday

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Nov 26, 2019 11:30:00 AM
We’ve all heard about, or perhaps experienced the chaos that is Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving and one of the busiest shopping days in the US. Black Friday is typically thought to have..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips

Sustainability Tips: How to Reduce Your Thanksgiving Food Waste

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Nov 19, 2019 10:00:00 AM
According to the EPA, between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day American household waste will increase by more than 25%. Holiday food, packaging, shopping bags, wrapping paper, and other items will..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips

Sustainability Tips: DIY Air Sealing

Posted by Stephen Beane on Oct 15, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Did you know that air sealing your home can reduce heating and cooling costs, increase comfort, and create a healthier indoor environment? Winter is coming, and it is time to prepare your home for..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips

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