Outdoor rec industry a boon to Western Slope


The office understands the connection between expensive health care and physical health and, in its fourth component, promotes the health benefits of being outdoors. The office is partnering with the CU School of Public Health and OEDIT to create Health Link modules. These modules will help guide businesses to both assess and improve their workplace connections to outdoor recreation, advancing the mental and physical health of every employee.

A group of legislators toured the Winter Colorado Outdoor Recreation Convention in Denver last week, where companies from around the world touted their incredible selection of outdoor equipment, clothing and accessories to retailers. We saw the newest in ski equipment and bike racks, down jackets and ice climbing equipment, hunting gear and energy bars. We met entrepreneurs eager to break into…

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