Salazar to dedicate Colorado wilderness area |

Salazar to dedicate Colorado wilderness area

The Associated Press
Aspen, CO Colorado

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. – 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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