USACE announces open house for Western Everglades Restoration Project

Published Nov. 21, 2023

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District and the South Florida Water Management District will host a Western Everglades Restoration Project (WERP) Open House Dec. 13 and 14, 2023.  The purpose of the event is to enable meaningful dialogue between our Stakeholders and Project Team members on the proposed WERP Project features. Both events will be identical, we are hosting in two locations to provide opportunity for greater participation. 

The events will be held at the following dates/times/locations:

Dec. 13, 2023 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

John Boy Auditorium

1200 W C Owen Ave

Clewiston, FL 33440


Dec. 14, 2023 5 p. m. to 8 p.m.

Big Cypress National Preserve

33100 Tamiami Trail East

Ochopee, FL 34141


The public can obtain news, updates and information from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District on the district’s website at, on Facebook at, Twitter at, and Instagram at or for more information about WERP visit: Western Everglades Restoration Project (


Jazika Levario

Release no. 23-076