KIRKWOOD ENVIRONMENTAL STATEMENT
To provide exceptional recreational opportunities for guests, homeowners and employees taking the utmost care and commitment to environmental protection and stewardship. To work in conjunction with our utility providers, homeowner associations and government officials to conserve, recycle, reuse and utilize renewable resources in our daily operations. Plan responsible future growth within our community to guarantee protection of our natural resources for future generations.
ENERGY EFFICIENCY EFFORTS
• Added hydronic heating to our employee housing using 80% less propane
• Installed energy efficient washers and dryers to employee housing
• We've added new building wrap insulation to our employee housing units
• Waterless urinals are now being utilized accross the resort
• Wide use of T5 compact folrescent lights and motion sensors
THE NATIONAL FOREST FOUNDATION
Over the past four years, Kirkwood Mountain Resort has partnered with the National Forest Foundation to work to improve wildlife habitat, treat invasive weeds, restore watersheds, and enhance recreation opportunities on the Eldorado National Forest. With $1 from each paid night going towards this cause, guests at Kirkwood have contributed over $30,000, which the National Forest Foundation has leveraged with over $15,000.
THE TAHOE FUND
The Plates for Powder Program is an initiative by The Tahoe Fund. License plate sales and renewals provide substantial dedicated funding for projects that protect and enhance Tahoe’s extraordinary natural resources, a mission supported by all winter sports enthusiasts. Plate purchasers, in return for their support, can choose 2 complimentary lift tickets from their choice of participating resorts.