The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa is pleased to be continuing its partnership with Vail Valley’s Walking Mountains Science Center by once again offering free interactive Nature at Night programs weekly this ski season.

Nature at Night will be held on 13 Thursday evenings from 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. in The Westin Riverfront Lobby. Topics for the weekly hands-on programs range from astronomy to the different types of birds and animals found here in the Vail Valley to the science of snow.

“We are thrilled to once again be offering this unique opportunity to learn about nature here in the Vail Valley,” said Westin Riverfront General Manager Kristen Pryor. “Partnering with Walking Mountains is an amazing way to showcase our shared passion for sustainability and to create lifelong memories for our guests.”

Free and open to the public, the Nature at Night schedule for this winter includes:

  • Dec. 22nd: Winter Wildlife
  • Dec. 29th: Snow Science Snapshots
  • Jan. 5th: What’s Up
  • Jan. 19th: Snow Science Snapshots
  • Feb. 2nd: What’s Up
  • Feb. 9th: Snow Science Snapshots
  • Feb. 16th: Winter Wildlife
  • Feb. 23rd: Beaks, Feets and Feathers
  • March 2nd: Winter Wildlife
  • March 9th: Beaks, Feets and Feathers
  • March 16th: Signs of Spring
  • March 23rd: Signs of Spring
  • April 13thSpecial Finale Event

“Walking Mountains Science Center appreciates the opportunity to interface with new guests on a weekly basis by presenting programs on diverse subjects,” said Peter Suneson, Community Outreach Coordinator at Walking Mountains. “The exposure to their guests and the buy-in from Westin staff make our mission of awakening a sense of wonder and inspiring environmental stewardship, both easier and more impactful.”


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