Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

Diaz-Balart to Fly Over Everglades Mustang Corner Fire, Assess Damage

May 16, 2008
Press Release

MIAMI—Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) will participate in a fly-over of the Mustang Corner Fire in the Florida Everglades with Superintendent Dan Kimball of Everglades National Park tomorrow, Saturday, May 17th at 4:00 p.m.  *Media availability immediately before takeoff at airport entrance. 

Diaz-Balart is the sole Member of Congress representing Everglades National Park and the Co-Chair of the Everglades Caucus.  He is the lead Congressman advocating for Everglades restoration and conservation funding and has successfully secured more than $300 million in funding for the Everglades to date.

WHAT: Fly Over of Mustang Corner Fire in the Florida Everglades

WHO: Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart and Dan Kimball, Superintendent of Everglades National Park

WHEN: Saturday, May 17, 2008 *Takeoff scheduled for 4:00 p.m./Media availability immediately before takeoff at airport entrance

WHERE: Homestead General Aviation Airport, 28700 SW 217th Avenue, Homestead, Florida/Media availability will take place at airport entrance