High Country Speaker Series Continues With Nature Photographer, Boyd Norton

The 12th annual High Country Speaker Series, a partnership between the Eagle Valley Library District and Walking Mountains Science Center, continues this Tuesday, March 11, with a presentation by world renowned nature photographer Boyd Norton. Norton has spent his career sharing the wonders of unique wild places through his photography and writing, while at the same working for their long

Wildflowers on Shrine Mountain

Beautiful moment captured by Walking Mountains Naturalist Theresa O’Halloran. “I am not sure but I think the flowers are “Pinnate-Leaved Daisies” just because we were above treeline (at about 11,800 ft) and they were only a few inches tall. Alpine wildflowers are blooming!” Verified by Director of Graduate Studies and Walking Mountains plant guru, Jaymee Squires – They are either

Billy Doran Shares Fossil Photos From Snowmass Dig!

Vail fossil enthusiast and photographer, Billy Doran, recently shared a few photos from the Snowmass Dig.  He was lucky enough to be included in this “once in a lifetime” experience through the Denver Museum of Nature & Science.  Thanks Billy for sharing your experience with our readers! Join Walking Mountains this Saturday, April 7th for Ice Age Day with the Denver Museum of

Open That Bottle Night Photos

2012 Open That Bottle Night Photo Gallery on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151269437395214.808220.311781015213 A warm and heartfelt thanks to all the sponsors of Open That Bottle Night this year!  It was a fantastic event which we could not have done without their support. Vail Resorts Echo, Moet Hennessey, The Arrabelle at Vail Square, Vail Daily, Alpine Banks Of Colorado, All Mountain Technologies, Organic Housekeepers, Rocky Mountain

Walking Mountains Science Center Photo Gallery

If you haven’t been to the new Science Center in Avon yet, take a look at the photo gallery below to see what you’ve been missing! We offer many programs for children and adults, download a winter community programs schedule and come on out to explore your curious nature today! Walking Mountains Science Center is open Monday – Saturday, 10am to 6pm. Admission is