Bemidji artist Jane Freeman helped organize nearly 100 other artists to donate paintings to support Wildlife Rehabilitation & Nature Preservation Society, Inc. in cleaning oiled birds following the April 22 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Her painting of a great blue heron and the other artists' works are available on T-shirts and other merchandise at zazzle.com. Image Courtesy ofJane Freeman
Local artist helps organize art donations for cleaning oiled birds
Twelve species of Minnesota waterfowl winter along the Gulf of Mexico.
These birds, including herons, loons and pelicans, will soon be heading south, possibly into the scene of a disaster. The April 22 blowout of the BP Deepwater Horizon well has left marshes and coastlines fouled and water birds in danger from the spilled oil and chemical dispersants.
Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In
Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.
You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call (218) 333-9200 and we can help you.