Wings and Seeds – The Zaagkii Project is a collaborative effort between the Cedar Tree Institute, the United States Forest Service, and the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community.
Zaagkii Project sponsors include KBIC, USFS, Marquette County Juvenile Court, U.P. Children’s Museum and the Northern Michigan University Center for Native American Studies (NMU CNAS).
Zaagkii Project contributors include Marquette Community Foundation, M.E. Davenport Foundation, Kaufman Foundation, Phyllis and Max Reynolds Foundation and many individual supporters.
United State Department of Agriculture
United States Forest Service Eastern Region Milwaukee, WI.
Jan Schultz, Botany & Non-native Invasive Species Program Leader
Warren C. Chris Swartz Jr., Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) Tribal Chair
KBIC Natural Resource Department (NRD)
Todd Warner, NRD Director
Evelyn Ravindran, NRD Natural Resources Specialist
Susan Rabitaille, contractor Hiawatha National Forest Greenhouse Manager
Hiawatha National Forest Office
Terry Miller, forest botanist Escanaba, MI
Deb LeBlanc, West Side Plant Ecologist Munising, MI.
Jim Hayward, Beekeeper Negaunee, MI
Cedar Tree Institute
Northern Michigan University Center for Native American Studies (NMU CNAS)
Marquette County Juvenile Court:
Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum
Borealis Seed Company Big Bay, Mich.