The Science Behind Winter Weather and Climate with Dr. Jon Kedrowski

Residents and visitors to Colorado love participating in their favorite winter activities.  Skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling in the backcountry occupy our snowy months in Colorado’s high country.  Weather and climate determine snow conditions and inform safe travel.  When it comes to safety in the backcountry, learning to interpret the weather and snowpack are the most essential skills a traveler

Sustainable Film series to return with seven documentaries

November 1, 2018 — Each year, the Walking Mountain Science Center brings the Sustainable Film Festival to the Vail Valley to raise awareness and encourage community dialogue about environmental issues afflicting our world through award-winning independent featured films. This year, seven films will be played twice each month from November to April 2019. Showings often have high attendance, and are