Sustainable Film Series: “The Breach” of Contract Between Humans and Nature

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. When Seattle-based filmmaker and former fishing guide Mark Titus learned that wild salmon populations have plummeted in his native Pacific Northwest, he embarked on a journey to discover where the fish have gone and

Learning Never Hibernates at Walking Mountains Science Center – Winter Programs Announced

Walking Mountains Science Center believes education and exploration should not go into hibernation when it starts to snow, so they are offering daily, weekly and monthly programs to help you make the most out of winter. Their winter programs calendar is full of hands-on science programming for kids, families and adults starting December 14th at their Science Center in Avon

Free Home Energy Upgrades Offered to Qualified Households

The Energy Smart Colorado program at Walking Mountains Science Center will provide home energy visits and free energy efficiency upgrades to income-qualified households in Eagle County. You can call (970)-328-8777 or  CLICK HERE to find out if you qualify. CLICK HERE  to fill out the application for the Income Qualified Program. “This program is for households with incomes that are just a bit too high

Walking Mountains Science Center Announces NEW Guided Snowshoe Excursions in Vail for the 2015/16 Winter

The snow is falling in Vail and according to all the snow forecasters, this season should be rife with opportunity for some excellent backcountry snowshoeing. Brand new this year, guides from Walking Mountains Science Center, the same folks who you saw logging over 500 miles on the trails this summer, are returning for the winter to guide backcountry snowshoe hikes.

Colorado Hot Springs

For over a hundred years, hot springs in Colorado have attracted vast numbers of visitors to their healing, relaxing and intriguing waters. In Colorado, we are fortunate to have both artificial and natural hot springs. The artificial ones, usually found at resorts, are similar to hot tubs and the waters are commonly pumped from the ground into artificial pools. We

Season Snowcast

In most ski towns, the upcoming winter snow forecast becomes a subject of concern akin to presidential elections or reality TV. People want to know what kind of season to expect, but disparate sources make it hard to get a clear picture. “Experts” ranging from self-proclaimed meteorology buffs to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) all have a thing