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