"A new report from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) warns that nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history – and the rate of species extinctions is accelerating, with grave impacts on people around the world now likely."
The truth is that we are living in a world that needs our help. There's an urgent need in making collective efforts to preserve nature more than ever before. The power and beauty of this planet is truly humbling and it needs to be respected and preserved for future generations to thrive as we have. Thankfully, there are organizations dedicated to helping the cause.
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS)
"The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) is Canada’s only nationwide charity dedicated solely to the protection of our public land, ocean, freshwater and ensuring our parks are managed to protect the nature within them. In the past 50+ years, we’ve played a lead role in protecting over half a million square kilometres – an area bigger than New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador put together! Our vision is to protect at least half of our public land and water so that future generations can experience Canada’s irreplaceable wilderness."
My Personal Commitment
In this spirit, it is my wish to give back to nature by donating to this charitable organization, the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society. I have dedicated two of my print lines for the sole purpose of giving back to preserve nature; and with your help, we can make a difference together.
For all Charity Edition prints sold, Dean McLeod Photography will donate $50 CAD to CPAWS. To read more about Charity Edition prints, click HERE.
In addition to the Limited Edition prints of each photograph in my collection, I will also offer ONE 'Artist Proof' print for each image. These pieces are especially rare and intended for the fine art collector who wishes to own a one-of-a-kind valuable fine art piece and also make a difference by personally donating to CPAWS, the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society.
All Artist Proof prints will be Charity Edition (framed) Lumachrome® TruLife® acrylics with a minimum size of 45" on the long side. An additional investment of $3,000 USD is required above the cost of the Charity Edition print, regardless of size. The prints will be digitally embedded with my signature and the designation 'AP'. A personal, hand-written letter and laminated Certificate of Authenticity will be shipped separately to accompany the artwork.
Dean McLeod Photography will donate $1,000 CAD from every Artist Proof print to CPAWS and include your name (with permission) in the annual news release on this website.
Feel positive that with the purchase of a one-of-a-kind Artist Proof print, you are directly helping to protect our precious wilderness for generations to come.