Help Raise $10,000 for Sowing Seeds at the GoPro Mountain Games

Walking Mountains Science Center is thrilled to announce their collaboration with TIAA Bank and the Vail Valley Foundation for the GoPro Mountain Games. This partnership was inspired by TIAA’s commitment to sustainability and supporting local efforts to involve the community. One of the foundations of TIAA Bank, is giving back to the community. With a heritage of nonprofit work, the

Peak Steward Training with Colorado 14ers Initiative

This joint program from Walking Mountains Science Center & Colorado 14ers Initiative teaches participants the unique ecology of Colorado’s Alpine Tundra, and how to engage as stewards of this delicate ecosystem. This training prepares participants to serve as a US Forest Service and CFI volunteer Peak Steward, educating 14er hikers on Leave-No-Trace, ecology, & alpine stewardship. Logistics Date: Saturday June

Winter Forest Therapy Walk

Join Walking Mountains Science Center and local Forest Therapy guides for a relaxing and reinvigorating afternoon of making connections and diving in to our senses and natural surroundings. Forest Therapy, also known as forest bathing or Shinrin-Yoku in Japan, has been around since the early 1980’s but it is just now gaining mainstream traction joining the likes of the health,

“Why Science Matters” with Sheril Kirshenbaum on October 3rd

Why does science matter? Science matters because it powers our lives. Scientific understandings have built the foundations of modern society in more ways than we can count, but the sheer complexity of modern science is daunting. Understanding and interpreting scientific information can be challenging, but it is vital to understand the facts before making those important personal and societal decisions

Beth Markham Wins 2016 VVP Young Professional of the Year

Walking Mountains Science Center is proud to have Beth Markham, a long-time employee and contributor to be named the 2016 Young Professional of the Year at the Vail Valley Partnership Success Awards on May 12th. Beth has truly grown up professionally with the organization over the past ten years, starting as an Educator to her current role as Youth Programs

Art and Science: Those Who Call the Eagle River Watershed Home Art Show and Presentation

Two Avon nonprofits are pleased to partner while offering an event that highlights art and science. Walking Mountains Science Center will co-host the Vail Valley Art Guild’s First Friday reception to unveil the “Eagle Watershed” exhibit at the Art of the Valley Gallery on Friday March 3. Vail Valley Art Guild artists and photographers have captured the beauty of the