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    Environmental Initiatives

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    Committed to the Environment


    Telluride is often described as one of the most beautiful places in the world, situated within a box canyon and surrounded by majestic Rocky Mountain peaks. Our environment is also our livelihood, and we intend to apply strong moral and ecological ethics to the stewardship of our natural resources, while taking a leadership role in the heightened environmental education and awareness of our guests, community, and employees.

    The Telluride Ski & Golf Resort’s environmental work has evolved through the years to cover a broad range of conservation initiatives and educational endeavors.  The well-balanced program has won acclaim within the ski industry, including the National Ski Area Association’s Golden Eagle Award for Environmental Excellence, the Regional Forester’s Caring for the Land Stewardship Award, and certification in Audubon International’s acclaimed Cooperative Sanctuary System program for golf courses.  Telski collaborates with the United States Forest Service, the surrounding Telluride and Mountain Village communities, as well as San Miguel County, to together find solutions that will sustain the region’s economic, cultural and environmental health. 


    St. Sophia Nature Center

    The San Sophia Nature Center’s Environmental Science programs are developed to engage children of all ages into learning about the natural surroundings of the Telluride area. Each week’s theme is specifically designed to relate an aspect of the environment to the child in a manner that is exciting and entertaining. All activities are accompanied by an experiment, hike, and/or creative artifact that allows the learning experience to be prolonged!

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    Themes explored during Summer, 2009 include: Atmosphere, Alternative Energy, Geology, Botany: trees and flower, Native American History, Birds, and Biodiversity



    For more in depth information on our environmental efforts, click on one of the topics below
      

    Watershed Protection

    Air Quality and Fuel Reduction

    Waste Reduction and Recycling

    Water Conservation

    Energy Conservation

    Education and Community Programs

    Environmental Awards

    Environmental Sciences For Kids

    Environmental Initiatives


    US Forest Service Telluride Ski Resort is a world-class Colorado ski resort and summer vacation destination located in the beautiful San Juan Mountains in Telluride, Colorado. In the summer, golfers and festivarians enjoy a beautiful mountain setting full of exciting activities and high-end amenities. In the winter, skiers and snowboarders have access to over 2,000 acres of beginner, intermediate and advanced skiing terrain with a vertical drop of 4,000 feet. Non-stop flights to Telluride Airport (TEX) and Montrose/Telluride Airport (MTJ) are available from major cities throughout the United States and, once you're here, Telluride's free gondola is the main source of transportation - no traffic or long lift lines, and no driving once you've arrived. Experience Telluride - plan your visit today!

    (800) 778-8581 | Telluride Ski Resort, 565 Mountain Village Boulevard, Telluride, Colorado 81435

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