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March 25th, 2014

Alta Ski Area – 2014 NSAA Golden Eagle Award Finalist

Established in 1993, the NSAA Golden Eagle Awards are the highest honors bestowed on resorts for environmental excellence. This year, Alta Ski Area and the Alta Environmental Center are honored to be named a finalist in the medium sized ski area category (200,000-500,000 visits). “It is an honor to be nominated for this […]

December 18th, 2013

Alta Ski Area’s Environment – Part 1, Planting a Forest

Over the course of the winter, Alta Environmental Center Sustainability Coordinator, Maura Olivos, will be writing a series of blog posts that will shed light on Alta Ski Area’s environment and its environmental efforts. This is her first post. When I tell folks that Alta Ski Area planted 4,000 trees over […]

September 17th, 2013

Alta Ski Area Tree Planting

Words by Alta Athlete, McKenna Peterson Last Saturday I was asked by the lovely Hannah Whitney to come hike around Alta for the day and plant some trees. My mind immediately jumped to memories of ripping through the trees of Eagle’s Nest and a smile spread across my face. “Yes! […]

July 23rd, 2013

Alta Environmental Center – Keeping Alta Clean

Words by Hannah Follender On Saturday, July 20th, the Alta Environmental Center hosted their 4th annual Alta Ski Area Clean-up Day. 78 volunteers, including the Environmental Center crew, equipped with gloves and orange trash bags took part in cleaning up nearly a 1/2 TON of trash. But not all of […]

May 2nd, 2013

Alta and Snowbird Pleased to be Ski Areas Honored by National Ski Area Association’s Golden Eagle Awards for Environmental Excellence

Palm Springs, CA – May 01, 2013 The National Ski Area Association (NSAA) awarded the Golden Eagle Award for medium size ski areas (200,000- 500,000 visits) to Utah’s four Salt Lake County resorts (Alta, Snowbird, Brighton & Solitude), under the umbrella of the visionary Cottonwood Canyons Foundation (CCF). Established in […]

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