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Michigan teens visit beekeeper Jim Hayward

Surrounded by a swarm of 150,000 loudly buzzing bees on a hot summer day, a group of Marquette County teens turned nervous faces and trepidation into smiles and a education that they heard loud and clear – to protect rather than fear pollinators. At first only two teens wearing protective beekeeping gear entered the apiary behind the Negaunee township home of Continue reading

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Zaagkii students visit Gather’n Greens Organic Farm

Zaagkii students in 2009 visited Gather’n Greens, an Organic Farm owned by Lee Ossenheimer and wife, Dr. Lisa Long, in Negaunee Township, MI. along the Dead River. They are beekeepers who harvest honey. They grow mushrooms, and vegetable seedlings for transplanting including Continue reading

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USFS Success Story hails 2008-2010 Zaagkii Project

Years 2008 & 2009 of the Zaagkii Project are briefly recapped and the third and final year 2010 is summarized in this article posted Tuesday, February 2, 2010 by Jan Schultz.
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Native American Times News Story on Zaagkii Project

Native American Times News Story on Zaagkii Project – entitled “As bees die, Keweena Bay Indian Community adults, teens actively protect pollinators” posted Monday, October 27, 2008.
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Tree Hugger News Story on Zaagkii Project

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Tree Hugger News Story on Zaagkii Project – entitled “Michigan Teens Build Butterfly Houses and Plant 26,000 Native Plants through the Zaagkii Wings and Seeds Project” posted Friday, October 26, 2008 by Sara Novak, Columbia, SC.
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Indian Country Today News Story on Zaagkii Project

Zaagkii Project to restore Native plants along Lake Superior. Indian Country Today Zaagkii Project Article – Part 2 – entitled “Sand Point to get new look” posted Friday, September 12, 2008 by Greg Peterson, Today correspondent.
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Indian Country Today News Story on Zaagkii Project

Teens build butterfly houses for the Zaagkii Wings and Seeds Project. Indian Country Today Zaagkii Project Article – Part 1 – entitled “Pollinating Preservation” posted Tuesday, August 12, 2008 by Greg Peterson.
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USFS Success Story on 2008 Zaagkii Project

Project gives local youth an opportunity to accomplish critical botany tasks in this article posted Wednesday, August 8, 2008 by Jan Schultz.
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