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Everglades Trust Thanks Governor DeSantis for Including $614 Million for Everglades Restoration in Budget Recommendations

Tallahassee, Fla. – The Everglades Trust (Trust) today released the following statement, attributed to its CEO Anna Upton, thanking Florida Governor Ron DeSantis for recommending $614 million for Everglades restoration in his budget recommendations for Fiscal Year 2023-2024.

“Thank you, Governor DeSantis, for including $614 million for Everglades restoration in your budget recommendations.

“With this recommendation, and the historic executive order to secure even more funding to advance and expedite restoration projects over the next four years, Governor DeSantis continues to demonstrate his unwavering commitment to America’s Everglades.

“The Everglades is a national treasure and an economic engine for Florida’s water-based economy, and funding to advance and expedite Everglades restoration projects will ensure Americans and Floridians enjoy the positive impact of sending water south.”

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