Walking Mountains Science Center celebrates five years in Avon

25th August, 2016 by

By Ross Leonhart

AVON — Walking Mountains Science Center is celebrating its five-year anniversary this month of the Science Center’s grand opening in Avon.Since the LEED Platinum Certified facility opened, the variety and quantity of natural science programs has increased. In 2010, the year before the Avon campus opened, Walking Mountains served over 26,000 people. After five years, Walking Mountains nearly tripled that number to more than 82,000 people served.The nonprofit began in 1998 and was originally headquartered out of the Red Cliff school. Since then, the organization has evolved to provide locals and tourists of all ages with opportunities to explore nature, …

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