Grand Junction, Colo. (AP) - Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will dedicate a new national conservation area and wilderness area in western Colorado.
The ceremony will be Wednesday near Grand Junction.
Salazar, a U.S. Senator from Colorado until he became Interior Secretary, will dedicate the Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation area and the Dominguez Canyon Wilderness Area.
President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit Grand Junction Saturday as part of a western trip with his family.
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