Category Archives: Northern Great Lakes Water Stewards

The Gift of Water: January 2018

The Gift of Water as seen in the Marquette Monthly January, 2018 By Heidi Stevenson “Water records information, and while circulating throughout the earth distributes information. This water sent from the universe is full of the information of life.” —Masaru … Continue reading

The Gift of Water: December 2017

The Gift of Water as seen in the Marquette Monthly December, 2017 By Jonathan Johnson Waters of My Migrations: Marquette. Most summer afternoons, I walk down to the harbor, buy a chunk of smoked whitefish from Thill’s Fish House, row … Continue reading

The Gift of Water: November 2017

The Gift of Water as seen in the Marquette Monthly November, 2017 By Kathleen M. Heideman “There is a fish in me,” claimed the poet Carl Sandburg. John Muir said: “Rivers flow not past, but through us.” Overly poetic? How … Continue reading

The Gift of Water: October 2017

The Gift of Water as seen in the Marquette Monthly October, 2017 By Charlie West “If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.” This is the first line from one of the chapters in Loren Eiseley’s … Continue reading

The Gift of Water: September 2017

The Gift of Water as seen in the Marquette Monthly September, 2017 By GlenEllen Lehmberg From the time I was very young, water and the Great Lakes have been important in my life. I grew up in Marquette on a … Continue reading

The Gift of Water: August 2017

The Gift of Water as seen in the Marquette Monthly August, 2017 By Jon Saari I recently visited an 850-year-old Cistercian Catholic monastery in Lower Austria, just outside the city of Zwettl. The site, located on a small river, was … Continue reading

The Gift of Water: July 2017

The Gift of Water as seen in the Marquette Monthly July, 2017 By Scott Emerson “Just when I think it can’t rain any harder or longer than this; and I can’t get any wetter than this; it does, and I … Continue reading

Tree Planting on Saturday Mornings

July 1st & July 29th 8:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. An Invitation to join the Northern Great Lakes Water Stewards in partnership with The Cedar Tree Institute The Interfaith community lifted up a vision of planting 500 trees in April … Continue reading

The Gift of Water: June 2017

The Gift of Water as seen in the Marquette Monthly June, 2017 By Tim Clancy Even though, biologically speaking, water is essential to our existence, we too often take it for granted. And for those of us who live where … Continue reading

The Gift of Water: May 2017

The Gift of Water as seen in the Marquette Monthly May, 2017 By Marie Barry “Clean water, the essence of life and a birthright for everyone, must become available to all people now.” – Jean Michael Cousteau Raised in the … Continue reading