A World Class Environmental Learning Center for Residents and Visitors
At Walking Mountains Science Center we provide locals and visitors from pre-k to gray with opportunities to explore nature, gain a scientific understanding, and learn about the many wonders of our mountain environment through natural science and sustainability programs.
We envision a future where everyone in the community understands the science of nature and is inspired to take action as an environmental steward.
- Walking Mountains and EVLT Permanently Protect Land in SweetwaterWalking Mountains' Precourt Family Sweetwater Campus. Photo (C) Todd Winslow Pierce & Eagle Valley Wild... Read more
- Arbor Day: Plant ResponsiblyAll bark but no bite, trees are arguably one of the most important natural resources on the planet. Forests are the lungs of the world, taking in carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen during photosynthesis. Trees provide vital food and habitat for countless species of planets and animals. From construction materials... Read more
- Right-Sided Sidehill Wampahoofus Spotted in Eagle ValleyIn the early hours of Monday morning local resident Kelly Luebbering spotted a rare sight: a right-sided sidehill wampahoofus scaling the cliffs above Minturn. “I was out for my morning run when I noticed movement above me. When I pulled some collapsible binoculars out from my fanny pack, I knew... Read more