Mayra Ramirez, of Denver, explores plants in a learning garden at Trevista at Horace Mann with her 3-year-old daughter, Lucia Moreno. The family has been actively involved in caring for the school garden all summer. (Erica Breunlin, The Colorado Sun)

With Colorado schools resuming classes amid coronavirus, the outdoors provides a safe place to learn

Nonprofits like Big Green and Thorne Nature Experience are helping ensure kids have access to learning experiences outside

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Denver enacts stricter rules for universities as coronavirus outbreaks spread at campuses

Denver’s decision comes as outbreaks at the University of Colorado Boulder are threatening in-person learning, and Colorado College has moved fully remote

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After lawsuit from Colorado and other states, Utah asks Trump administration to delay decision on tapping Lake Powell

Utah cited the need to consider roughly 14,000 public comments on a draft environmental impact statement, released in June by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, for the Lake Powell pipeline project

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Proposition 115 explained: Colorado’s broad access to abortion would be scaled back under ballot measure

The November ballot question that would ban abortion after 22 weeks of pregnancy has higher stakes with the fate of Roe v. Wade in question