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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...

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2014-07-28 12:22:25

Colorado's Transit Hub Officially Open with New Restaurants, Retail and Hotel DENVER, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Denver's historic Union Station officially reopened to the public on July 26, 2014. The station was closed for extensive renovations on December 2, 2012, with a focus on preserving the historically significant features of this 1914 Beaux-Arts building and has now returned to its origins as a multi-modal transit hub and local hospitality destination....

2014-07-27 23:02:01

Downtown full-service Convention Center hotel offers added amenities meetings booked throughout the fall season. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 The Hilton Garden Inn Denver Downtown hotel has announced a special promotion for fall meetings booked at the full-service hotel. Groups enjoy urban sophistication and exceptional convenience at this Downtown Denver hotel, just steps away from the Colorado Convention Center, the famous 16th Street Mall, Denver’s central business district, and...

2014-07-27 23:00:17

Denver Zoo hosts first Teddy Bear Care Fair and hands out 1,000 plush mascots. (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 Denver Zoo, in partnership with Children’s Colorado, unveiled their new mascot this morning at the Zoo’s first Teddy Bear Care Fair. Elbert, a 6-foot-tall, 300-pound, brown-colored bear debuted by pulling a wagon full of plush versions of himself at the Zoo’s Explore the Shore Play Area, Presented by Children’s Colorado. After his introduction, families were able to take their...

2014-07-26 20:20:16

Young Scientists from Grade School through Graduate School Showcase Work in Unique, Hands-On Event CENTENNIAL, Colo. and BOULDER, Colo., July 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- High-power sport rockets carried payloads thousands of feet above the plains of Pueblo, Colorado, today at the United Launch Alliance (ULA) and Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Student Rocket Launch. The event marked the culmination of an experience designed to simulate a real-life launch campaign and inspire...

2014-07-25 16:20:35

DENVER, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Ironworkers International Union: While the city of Denver and the Regional Transportation District celebrate the long-awaited and delayed grand opening of the Denver Union Station, for many workers who helped build the DUS, the experience is bittersweet. According to Ricky Martinez, "I'm glad the Denver Union Station project is finally finished but we shouldn't forget about the workers who...

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...

2014-07-24 23:00:42

Ticket Down announces that they have rolled back ticket prices across the board for the big match between Manchester United and AS Roma on Saturday, July 26th. This popular ticket site is offering their customer appreciation promo/coupon code SOCCER-2014 for added savings. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Ticket Down is a reliable source for cheap Manchester United vs. AS Roma Tickets in Denver at the Sports Authority Field on July 26th. For the past four years, the International...

2014-07-24 16:23:13

Issued Capital: 190,244,847 First concentrate delivered to Teck's Trail Smelter in British Columbia for processing while mine & mill commissioning progress toward 400 ton per day ramp up As a result of a review by staff of the Ontario Securities Commission, we are issuing the following news release regarding our disclosure on the Revenue Silver Mine property. LONDON, ON, July 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Fortune Minerals Limited (TSX: FT) (OTCQX: FTMDF) ("Fortune" or the "Company")...

2014-07-24 12:31:20

ENFIELD, N.H., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retail Control Systems (RCS), a leading point-of-sale solutions provider for retailers, is pleased to announce that The Cupboard located in Fort Collins, CO has successfully automated its store with its NCR Counterpoint complete retail management solution. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140723/129953 Carey and Jim Hewitt are the co-owners and father and son team of The Cupboard, a kitchen specialty merchandise store. Prior to...

2014-07-24 12:23:55

WELLINGTON, Colo., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Environmental Protection Agency has granted Scimetrics Ltd Corp an Experimental Use Permit (EUP) to test a bait for use against feral hogs. The study will utilize innovative technology to minimize risks to non-target animals while researching the effectiveness of the feral hog bait. These fierce hogs endanger animals, crops, large ranges of wildlife habitat, and domestic pig operations in over 40 states-- including Texas,...


Latest Colorado Reference Libraries

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...

Arapaho National Forest
2013-11-01 13:34:45

Arapaho National Forest is a National Forest found in north-central Colorado, United States. The facility is managed jointly with the Roosevelt National Forest and the Pawnee National Grassland from the United States Forest Service office located in Fort Collins, Colorado. The combined facility of 1,730,603 acres is represented as ARP (Arapaho, Roosevelt, Pawnee) by the Forest Service. Separately, the Arapaho National Forest is made up of 723,744 acres. The forest is located within the...

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