At the end of last week, Gov. Shawn Hamilton announced that Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) Sec. Shawn Hamilton will stay at his post as the governor starts his second term.
“Since Day 1, Governor DeSantis had been dedicated to Everglades restoration. Gov. DeSantis’ reappointment of FDEP Secretary Shawn Hamilton confirms Gov. DeSantis’ dedication and commitment to America’s Everglades will continue. Gov. DeSantis and Sec. Hamilton have made advancing Everglades projects a top priority. The Everglades Trust looks forward to continuing to work with Gov. DeSantis and Sec. Hamilton to further efforts to restore and protect America’s Everglades,” said Upton.