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Spirit of Place: Wisdom in Wilderness: The Poetic Vision of Mary Oliver, kayaking trip retreat

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Interfaith Respect Series #1: Islamic Center of America Imam Hassan Qazwini

Interfaith Respect Series #1: Islamic Center of America Imam Hassan Qazwini talks about his life during fall 2009 visit to Marquette, MI Interfaith Respect has long been a goal of the Upper Peninsula EarthKeeper Team in northern Michigan. Interfaith graphics … Continue reading

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Over 12,000 trees planted across northern Michigan in early May 2009 by U.P.EarthKeepers; as project ends forest fires destroy thousands of trees

Over 12,000 trees planted by Northern Michigan interfaith EarthKeepers during early May across 400 miles of northern Michigan and Minocqua, Wisconsin Raging forest fires underline importance of planting trees Earth Day 2009: First tree planted and blessed by northern Michigan … Continue reading

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It’s Underway: Rainbow greets North. Mich. EarthKeepers preparing 12,000 trees to planting Sunday, May 3

It’s Happening! And it’s colorful! Update as rainbow marks start of EarthKeeper Tree Project: Across northern Michigan 12,000 trees bagged, delivery for Sunday, May 3 record planting Rainbow appears over Grace Presbyterian Church in Sagola as volunteers across northern Michigan … Continue reading

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Fly a kite, family picnic: Make plans for Lake Superior Day July 20, 2008 by Lake Superior Binational Forum

Make your Lake Superior Day plans now: July 20, 2008 celebrate the world’s largest, cleanest freshwater lake – annual event sponsored by Lake Superior Binational Forum, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Environment Canada Celebrate Lake Superior Day on Sunday, July … Continue reading

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Earth Healing, EPA Earth Day Challenge: Erie, PA residents protect Lake Erie by turning in medicines at Pennsylvania Sea Grant collection

View of Erie, Pennsylvania from Presque Isle Photo by Pat Noble, WikiProject Erie — Pennsylvania Sea Grant Keep Unwanted Medicine out of Lake Erie Medicine Collection Day in Erie, Pennsylvania on April 26, 2008 All medicine collection photos in this … Continue reading

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Interfaith Earth Healing Initiative & EPA Great Lakes Challenge praised by Bishop Thomas Skrenes: “Every day is Earth Day”

EPA Great Lakes 2008 Earth Day Challenge: Lutheran Bishop Thomas A. Skrenes says – “We are all environmentalists” & “Every day is Earth Day” Lutheran Bishop Thomas A. Skrenes praises interfaith success of the EPA Great Lakes 2008 Earth Day … Continue reading

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