EarthKeepers II (EK II) Project Coordinator Kyra Fillmore Ziomkowski explains creating 30 interfaith community gardens (2013-2014) across the Upper Peninsula of Michigan that include vegetables and native species plants that encourage and help pollinators like bees and butterflies.

Video shot April 5, 2013 at Big Bay Point Lighthouse Bed and Breakfast at EK II reps meeting.

An Interfaith Energy Conservation and Community Garden Initiative Across the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to Restore Native Plants and Protect the Great Lakes from Toxins like Airborne Mercury in cooperation with the EPA Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, U.S. Forest Service, 10 faith traditions and Native American tribes such as Keweenaw Bay Indian Community

10 faiths: Roman Catholic, Episcopal, Jewish, Lutheran, Presbyterian, United Methodist, Bahá'í, Unitarian Universalist, Zen Buddhist

EK II website
EarthKeepersUP.org

Cedar Tree Institute
Marquette, MI
CedarTreeInstitute.org

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
greatlakesrestoration.us
epa.gov

Deborah Lamberty
Program Analyst
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Great Lakes National Program Office
Chicago, IL

Lamberty.Deborah@epa.gov
312-886-6681

Pastor Albert Valentine II
Manistique, MI
Manistique Presbyterian Church of the Redeemer
Gould City Community Presbyterian Church
Presbytery of Mackinac
presbymac.org

Rev. Christine Bergquist
Bark River United Methodist Church
First UMC of Hermansville
United Methodist Church Marquette District
mqtdistrict.com

Rev. Elisabeth Zant
Eden Evangelical Lutheran Church
Munising, MI
edenevangelical.org
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Northern Great Lakes Synod
nglsynod.org

Heidi Gould
Marquette, MI
Marquette Unitarian Universalist Congregation
mqtuu.org
twitter.com/Heidi_Gould

Rev. Pete Andersen
Marquette, MI
ELCA

Helen Grossman
Temple Beth Sholom
Jewish Synagogue

Rev. Stephen Gauger
Calvary Lutheran Church
Rapid River, MI
ELCA

Jan Schultz, Botanist
U.S. Forest Service (USFS)
Eastern Region 9
EK II Community Gardens Technical Advisor
Milwaukee, WI

USFS
fs.fed.us/wildflowers/nativegardening
fs.fed.us/wildflowers
wildlifeforever.org

Pollinator photos by Nancy Parker Hill
nancyhillphoto.com

Vegetable garden photos by Carol Michel
Garden blogger, garden writer, eccentric gardener
Indianapolis, IN

May Dreams Gardens
maydreamsgardens.com
maydreamsgardens.blogspot.com
twitter.com/Indygardener
facebook.com/MayDreamsGardens

Marquette Community Gardens
marquettecommunitygardens.org

Native Plants Garden photos
By Bill Glass
USFS Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
fs.usda.gov/midewin

Black-eyed Susan photo by G. Edward Johnson aka Lorax on Wikipedia

Graphic of Kyra Fillmore Mining Journal 5-14-09 column

Google books graphic: Gardening as a Spiritual Tool by Peg Streep

EK II Energy Audit photos
Feb. 25, 2013

Messiah Lutheran Church
Marquette, MI

Rev. David Van Kley, Senior Pastor
Rev. Amanda Kossow, Associate Pastor
marquettelutherans.org

Lake Superior Zendo
Zen Buddhist Temple
Marquette, MI

Rev. Tesshin Paul Lehmberg
906-226-6407
plehmber@nmu.edu

Healing music by “Obadiah and the Grand Extreme”
Obadiah Metivier, Kalimba
Dan Schaefer, Drums and Chimes
Kaity Keranen, Rain Stick
Jen Silverston, shakers, clave, vocals/chanting

Middle Ear Media
Obadiah Metivier
Owner/Creative Director
middleearmedia.com
twitter.com/#!/MiddleEarMedia
taichihealingmusic.com
terracottahalflife.com

Animation bees, butterflies:

Free Wallpaper Site
Christopher and Randy Jones
Seabeck, WA
Butterfly and Nature Store
free-nature-animal-butterfly-wallpaper.com

gifs.net
gifs.net/subcategory/352/0/20/Flowers

Clipart-fr.com
en.clipart-fr.com/Animated-Gif/Bees

Big Bay Point Lighthouse Bed and Breakfast
Big Bay, MI
bigbaylighthouse.com
keepers@BigBayLighthouse.com
906-345-9957

EK II Team

Nonprofit Cedar Tree Institute
Rev. Jon Magnuson, Executive Director
EK II Project Director
Marquette, MI

Kyra Fillmore Ziomkowski
EK II Project Coordinator

Delta Green, a nonprofit corporation
Doug Russell, Executive Director
EK II Energy Conservation Consultant
Marquette, MI

Rev. Charlie West
EK II Religious Communications

Obadiah Metivier
EK II Webmaster
Middle Ear Media
Owner & Creative Director
Marquette, MI

Greg Peterson
EK II Volunteer Media Advisor
EarthKeepersII@gmail.com
906-204-2549

NMU EK II Student Team
Katelin Bingner
Tom Merkel
Adam Magnuson

EK II social sites
youtube.com/EarthKeepersII
vimeo.com/EarthKeepersII
EarthKeepersII.blogspot.com
EarthKeepersII.wordpress.com
facebook.com/EarthKeepersII
twitter.com/EarthKeeperTeam
pinterest.com/EarthKeepersII

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