Greg Peterson

EarthKeepers II: An Interfaith Energy Conservation and Community Garden Initiative sponsored by EPA Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, U.S. Forest Service, the nonprofit Cedar Tree Institute, Delta Green and 10 faith traditions: Roman Catholic, Episcopal, Jewish, Lutheran, Presbyterian, United Methodist, Bahá'í, Unitarian Universalist, Zen Buddhist.<br /><br />The project is part of the EPA The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.<br /><br />The autonomous Northern Michigan University (NMU) EarthKeepers II Student Team has taken on the issue of protecting the 697 Michigan wolves from being hunted and slaughtered again.<br /><br />The NMU EarthKeepers II student team is Katelin Bingner, Tom Merkel and Adam Magnuson.<br /><br />The EarthKeepers II projects involves 30 community gardens and energy conservation audits at 40 churches and temples with grants to help pay for changes recommended by those energy conservation surveys.<br /><br />Project participants:<br />Nonprofit Cedar Tree Institute<br />US EPA<br />USFS Eastern Region 9 in Milwaukee provides technical assistance<br />Nonprofit Delta Green<br />U.P. Ojibwa (Anishinaabe) communities<br /><br />Social sites:<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Nonprofit Cedar Tree Institute<br />403 E. Michigan St.<br />Marquette, MI<br />49855<br /><br />Rev. Jon Magnuson, M.Div., MSW<br />EK II Founder<br />Ex. Dir. of Nonprofit Cedar Tree Institute<br />Marquette, MI<br /><br /><br />906-228-5494<br />906-360-5072<br /><br /><br />Cedar Tree Institute projects include:<br />Zaagkii Wings and Seeds Project<br />Manitou Project<br /><br /><br />Kyra Fillmore Ziomkowski<br />EK II Project Coord.<br />906-250-7643<br /><br /><br />Greg Peterson<br />EK II vol. media advisor<br />Cedar Tree Institute projects<br />906-401-0109<br />