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RUN AGAINST INVASIVES 5K FUN RUN, WALK, and EXTENDED RUN (March 26th, 2016): Friends of Everglades Cooperative Invasive Species Management, Inc. will hold a 5k, Walk, and Extended Run on the Apoxee Trail in Grassy Waters Preserve (West Palm Beach, FL). We hope to bring runners and nature enthusiasts to experience this area in the manner that they prefer. We will also have refreshments and encourage discussion of invasive species issues. For more information and to sign up, please see please click here.

EVERGLADES 5K FUN RUN (February 28th, 2015): Friends of Everglades Cooperative Invasive Species Management, Inc. (formerly Friends of Ecisma, Inc.) held a 5k Fun Run in Shark Valley, Everglades National Park, as part of Invasive Species Awareness Week.

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A big thanks to Justin Pernas for volunteering to take finish line photographs of the participants. To view these photos, please visit please click here

October 28, 2013 - Friends of Everglades Cooperative Invasive Species Management, Inc. (FOE) received exemption from Federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Future donations (and past donations dating back to May 6, 2013) to FOE are now tax deductible. FOE is futhermore listed as a public charity. Additionally, please welcome Joseph Ryan Steele to the position of Executive Director, and thank Stuart Krantz for his past and continuing to FOE.

If you want to send a donation to FOE to support EVERGLADES CISMA (http://www.evergladescisma.org) invasive species removal efforts in the Everglades Ecosystem, please send it to: Friends of Everglades Cooperative Invasive Species Management, Inc.; c/o Tony Pernas; Big Cypress National Preserve; 33100 Tamiami Trail East; Ochopee FL 34141. (Thanks!)

Friends of Everglades Cooperative Invasive Species Management, Inc. is currently seeking donations for projects including Brazilian peppertree removal, laurel wilt research and mitigation, Mikania micrantha (commonly known as Bitter Vine or Climbing Hemp Vine or American Rope) removal, educational programs, and EDRR funds for newly emerging invasive species.

Donate here: friendsofecisma.org/Donate/

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