U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will be in South Florida this week reviewing damage from Hurricane Irma and getting a briefing about Everglades restoration efforts, according to his office.

Zinke will receive a briefing Thursday on Everglades restoration at Lake Okeechobee, assess storm cleanup Friday at Big Cypress National Preserve and discuss Everglades National Park Saturday with U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and other members of Florida’s congressional delegation.

Republished with permission of the News Service of Florida.

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