Luis Benitez, the director of Colorado's Outdoor Recreation Industry Office, toured Puerto Rico in September offering insights into developing a vibrant outdoor recreation industry as a tool for recovering from last year's hurricane. (Maricelis Rivera, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Colorado’s explosive outdoor industry growth is emerging as global model

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Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Snowsports Industries America buys Colorado Ski & Snowboard Expo in trade group’s first turn toward consumers

The move gives SIA -- the 65-year-old founder of the annual Snow Show that is now part of Outdoor Retailer’s annual winter trade show in Denver -- its first consumer-oriented enterprise

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Cross-pollination between outdoor-grown marijuana and hemp is a budding conflict in Colorado, beyond

In Pueblo, the area of the state with the largest amount of outdoor-grown marijuana, the county regulators have been working to allow both hemp and cannabis cultivators to coexist