Hannahville Indian Community hosts U.S. Forest Service, Cedar Tree Institute April 2012 Workshop on Pollinator Protection and Native Plant Restoration

CedarRepresentatives of 5 tribal communities attended an April 2012 pollinator protection and native plants restoration workshop at the Hannahville Indian Community.

Hannahville Indian School students planted apple and cedar saplings as part of the U.S. Forest Service-funded Zaagkii Wings and Seeds Project in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

Coordinated by the nonprofit Cedar Tree Institute, the Zaagkii Wings and Seeds Project partners with Northern Michigan and Wisconsin tribes to restore native plants and protect pollinators like bees and butterflies.

Hannahville Tree Planting

Hannahville Indian Community hosts U.S. Forest Service, Cedar Tree Institute April 2012 Workshop on Pollinator Protection and Native Plant Restoration

2012 Zaagkii Project: U.S. Forest Service, Native Americans guard pollinators, restore native plants

Students Plant Saplings

With smiles on their faces and dirt on their hands, the students had fun planting the apple tree and cedar tree saplings.

2012 Zaagkii Project USFS, tribes share tech, protect native plants/pollinators: Bumblebees/Monarchs

Jan Schultz

Jan Schultz offers perspectives from the U.S. Forest Service on grant possibilities and technical support

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