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Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Art for Loon Rescue

Artists wishing to donate a painted image for this cause, please email a large, high resolution image of your artwork and a note giving permission to use it for this purpose, a description of your artwork, and all contact information.including your website, if you have one.


You will still own the copyright to your artwork. You are granting a license for us to use it for this cause.

A little about this: The Wildlife Rehabilitation Center (WRC) is one of the largest independent veterinary hospitals for wildlife in the country. From its roots as a student organization at the University of Minnesota in 1979 admitting 50 animals, WRC now treats nearly 9,000 injured animals from among more than 200 species each year. In addition, WRC sponsors robust wildlife medicine education programs in cooperation with the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine and other vet schools nation-wide. More than 500 people volunteer at WRC donating a total of 38,000 hours of time –the equivalent of more than 18 full-time employees.
Each year WRC treats dozens of large waterfowl including the Common Loon. Medical care for loons is quite specific, and expensive, requiring special handling, caging and nutrition. From the Gulf oil spill to the water quality of northern lakes, Minnesota's beautiful state bird faces unprecedented challenges. WRC provides medical care to help preserve and protect this magnificent bird and its iconic call.

WRC is 501(c)(3) organization that is supported entirely on donations from the public."

Please feel free to donate to them directly!
Make checks payable to WRC, 2530 Dale St, Roseville, MN 55113. (in the note/subject line of your check, please include "art for loon rescue” Attn: Phil Jenni

You can view the site at www.zazzle.com/artforloonrescue
Images can be mailed to me at Jane@janefreeman.com  just make sure they are large files at 300dpi and you follow the above info. Thank you so much!

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