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BLM To Unveil Plans For Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area

The Bureau of Land Management will unveil its plans for a permanent visitor center at Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area this week.

A public forum is scheduled Wednesday in Henderson for the bureau to collect input on a proposed $8 million project.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reportsthe new center will include an indoor space and small outdoor exhibit and amphitheater area along with trails and other facilities.

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Officials said the construction could begin on the new visitor center in the spring and will be funded through a sale of public land near the edge of Henderson.