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Natural-Terrain Schoolyards Reduce Children's Stress, Says Colorado University-Boulder Study

Elizabeth Lock, University of Colorado at Boulder Playing in schoolyards that feature natural habitats and trees and not just asphalt and recreation equipment reduces children's stress and inattention, according to a University of Colorado...

Latest Colorado Counties Stories

2014-07-24 23:12:53

A crash course in creating a business is being offered at CMC on August 15, 16 and 17. Area entrepreneurs, leaders and business owners are invited to attend for the limited time low price of $75. Breckenridge, CO (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Fifty-four hours, dozens of people, hundreds of great ideas and 60 seconds, all for the opportunity to change your life and start something amazing, meaningful or just downright cool. Breckenridge Startup Weekend happening Aug. 15-17 gives anyone the...

2014-07-23 23:26:48

Connect First employees donated their time on Friday, helping build three homes in northern Boulder with Flatirons Habitat for Humanity. Boulder, Colo. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Connect First teamed up with Flatirons Habitat for Humanity on Friday to help build three houses in northern Boulder. Roughly half of the company took the day off from work to help Flatirons Habitat build homes. “Helping Habitat build houses was one of the biggest highlights of the entire year for us as a...

2014-07-09 12:23:46

Free Admission to History Colorado Center, Community Celebration and Farmers' Market DENVER, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorado Proud is launching its second annual Choose Colorado Tour on August 1 - the state's "birthday" - at the History Colorado Center in Denver. The 27-day, statewide road trip across Colorado's agricultural landscape kicks-off with a farmers' market offering fresh produce and statewide ag products and a community celebration for the tour's departure. The...

2014-07-01 23:10:39

This summer Goddess Garden Organics will sponsor Wanderlust Festivals in Aspen, Colorado and Squaw Valley, California. Goddess Garden will hand out natural sunscreen samples to tens of thousands of attendees at the two festivals that promote mindful living through practicing yoga, eating well, and being green. (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Leading natural sunscreen brand, Goddess Garden Organics will sponsor the popular yoga-inspired Wanderlust Festivals at Aspen-Snowmass, Colorado and Squaw...

2014-06-30 16:23:30

'Authentic Leadership' is Focus of Speakeasy Series at Wanderlust-Aspen BOULDER, Colo., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Naropa University today announced that it will partner with Wanderlust Festival, LLC, to bring global thought leaders to Wanderlust's Aspen-Snowmass Festival to explore themes related to Authentic Leadership. Organized under the umbrella of Wanderlust's Speakeasy Series, Naropa University will host three skill-based sessions on July 6. For more information, please...

2014-06-27 23:07:38

Connect First, an award-winning cloud contact center software provider, has teamed up with Flatirons Habitat for Humanity and the World Racing League in order to raise money and assist with Habitat’s charitable goals. Boulder, Colo. (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Flatirons Habitat for Humanity, Connect First and the World Racing League (WRL), a grassroots motorsport series created with the idea that road racing be accessible and fun for everyone, are working together to better serve the Front...

2014-06-25 12:21:59

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) and fellow members of the Restore Military Religious Freedom Coalition today delivered a petition with over 105,000 signatures to the U.S. Air Force Academy. The petition calls on the Air Force Academy to protect the First Amendment rights of cadets, after a recent incident in which a cadet was censored for writing a Bible verse on a white board outside of his dorm room....

2014-06-23 12:29:37

BOCA RATON, Fla., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Breckenridge Pharmaceutical, Inc. announced today that it has filed an ANDA with a Paragraph IV certification for bendamustine hydrochloride powder for IV (infusion), 25 mg/vial and 100 mg/vial, a generic version of Treanda® by Cephalon, Inc. On May 27, 2014, Cephalon, Inc. filed a Paragraph IV lawsuit against Breckenridge and its development and manufacturing partner Natco Pharma Limited in the United States District Court for the...

2014-06-17 12:33:55

Addresses growing need for highly educated nurses with affordable, accessible online program GRAND JUNCTION, Colo., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorado Mesa University (CMU) today announced it will begin offering its flexible, affordable, high-quality Registered Nurse-to-Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) degree program online beginning this summer. Applications for the program are currently being accepted. "Making our RN-BSN program available online is part of our broader...

2014-06-05 08:33:50

College will offer 12 degrees in computer, information sciences, and health care fields DENVER, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regis University is making a move to meet the growing demands of the expanding computer industry by opening a new College of Computer & Information Sciences in fall 2014. Regis University offers programs that cater to busy professionals, including flexible options for obtaining bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, or academic certificates in these areas of study:...


Latest Colorado Counties Reference Libraries

Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest
2014-01-20 14:44:05

Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the states of Wyoming and Colorado. This forest, which holds 2,222,313 acres, is a combination of lands from Routt National Forest, Medicine Bow National Forest, and Thunder Basin National Grassland, which were grouped together for management purposes in 1995. Despite the grouping of these areas, the forest is divided into three sections that represent each former region. The Medicine Bow National...

Pike National Forest
2014-01-20 10:14:06

The Pike National Forest can be found in the Front Range of Colorado, USA, and westwards of the Colorado Springs and includes Pikes Peak. The forest covers 1,106,604 acres within Teller, Clear Creek, Jefferson, El Paso, and Douglas counties. The main rivers the drain the forests are the South Platte and Fountain Creek, Rampart Reservoir, a large synthetic body of water, can be found within the forest. The forest gets its name from the American explorer Zebulon Pike. A lot of the bedrock...

Rio Grande National Forest
2013-12-30 12:28:35

The Rio Grande National Forest is a 1.86 million acre United States National Forest located in southwestern Colorado. The forest includes the San Luis Valley, which is the world’s largest agricultural alpine valley, in addition to one of the world's largest high deserts located around mountains. The Continental Divide runs along the majority of the forest’s western border. It lies in parts of nine counties, Mineral, Conejos, Rio Grande, Saguache, Hinsdale, San Juan, Archuleta, Custer, and...

Gunnison National Forest
2013-12-24 10:52:22

Gunnison National Forest is a U.S. National Forest covering 1,672,136 acres in Mesa, Hinsdale, Gunnison, and Saguache Counties in the Western portion of the U.S. state of Colorado. It borders the White River National Forest to the north, the Grand Mesa and Uncompahgre National Forests towards the west, the San Isabel National Forest towards the east and the Rio Grande National Forest towards the south. It lies in some parts of five counties; Gunnison, Delta, Hinsdale, Saguache, and Montrose...

Grand Mesa National Forest
2013-12-05 14:15:15

The Grand Mesa National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located in Mesa, Delta, and Garfield counties in western Colorado. It borders the White River National Forest towards the north and the Gunnison National Forest towards the east. The forest covers the majority of Grand Mesa and the southern part of Battlement Mesa. It has a total area of 346,555 acres. It is managed by the United States Forest Service together with the Gunnison National Forest and the Uncompahgre National Forest from...

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