Regavim calls upon the the government to insure that the project in the south is completed. "It's time to restore the Zionist vision to its proper place in public policy" the organization said.

Meir Deutsch, CEO of Regavim: "We're in the Negev to support the Israeli government's firm stand against Bedouin threats of violence. We're in the Negev to applaud the protection of state land. We're here to applaud the pioneering spirit of Israel, expressed in the KKL forestation project that is making Israeli state land in the Negev bloom."