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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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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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