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2014-06-18 12:26:33

Hemispheric Conservation Latino Network launches event Sept. 11 DENVER, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorado has been selected today to be the home of the 2nd annual Americas Latino Eco Festival (ALEF) taking place in Denver and Boulder, September 11-15, 2014. The event, A New Shade of Green, is produced by Americas for Conservation + the Arts (AFC+A) and is presented in part by The Sierra Club and The Dairy Center of the Arts. In addition, ALEF will be launching the Hemispheric...

2014-06-18 12:20:51

WESTCHESTER, Ill., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc. (IAA), a business unit of KAR Auction Services (NYSE: KAR), and the leading live and live-online salvage auto auction company, today announced the opening of a new branch, Denver East, in Commerce City, CO. The branch will greatly enhance IAA's presence in the Denver market and provide customers in the surrounding regions with more options and efficient service at auction. The opening further demonstrates...

2014-06-18 08:28:49

The Colorado Rural Health Center is proud to welcome Aspen Valley Hospital District as the newest rural health facility member and this month's featured member DENVER, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Aspen Valley Hospital (AVH) this month became the newest member of the Colorado Rural Health Center (CRHC). Each month, CRHC recognizes one of its members whose work supports CRHC's vision that all rural Coloradans have access to comprehensive, affordable, high quality health care....

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...

2014-06-13 23:02:36

Attendees can experience TouchTour® and new TouchTour Transit™ on large touch screens. Denver, CO (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Engrain (http://www.engrain.com), the leader in touch screen property tour and resident interaction systems, has announced it will exhibit at the National Apartment Association (NAA) Education Conference and Exposition in Denver. The company will have several large touch panels in their exhibit space that attendees can use to learn about its TouchTour product...

2014-06-11 09:50:39

University of Colorado Denver Focus on Denver's Stapleton neighborhood As New Urbanist communities expand nationwide, a study from the University of Colorado Denver shows the increasing challenges of balancing complex traffic engineering systems with the ideals of walkable, sustainable neighborhoods. As a leading public research university located in the urban core, CU Denver researchers have ample opportunity to connect their work to the city of Denver and surrounding communities....

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:...

2014-06-04 12:27:12

DENVER, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Exercise is a little different a mile above sea level. There's 25 percent less protection from the sun, so sunscreen is a must. And the mile high air is thinner, so you need to work a little harder. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140604/94337 But there's no denying the results. The residents of Denver - The Mile High City - are consistently rated as some of the thinnest and fittest in the nation with the highest percentage of skiers and...

2014-06-03 08:36:00

ASPEN, Colo., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Aspen Club & Spa held the groundbreaking ceremony for the Aspen Club Development Thursday, May 29th, 2014. A world renowned resort, the new facility will be a revolutionary real estate and lifestyle concept. City of Aspen approvals granted the Aspen Club the right to add an additional 52,000 square feet of residential/hotel units to the existing 75,000 square foot Aspen Club. This complete renovation of the Aspen Club will...

2014-06-02 23:11:38

Avout Corporation donates 1% of their top line to Bicycles for Humanity and Colorado Mountain Club. Denver, CO (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 1% for the Planet is a global movement comprised of companies that give 1% of sales to support worldwide non-profit organizations focused on sustainability, and Denver-based Avout Corporation is on board. Avout’s President and CEO Barry Wiebe selected the recipients of Avout’s donations based on two things close to his heart—biking and the Colorado...


Latest Geography of Colorado 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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