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Robert Bateman paints Ontario Parks

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Robert Bateman paints Ontario Parks

Partnership Supports Education and Research in Ontario Provincial Parks

Robert Bateman is partnering with Ontario Parks to release a limited-edition set of four prints featuring Ontario wildlife in provincial parks.

All proceeds from the prints will support Ontario Parks research and environmental education programs and the Robert Bateman Get to Know program, which encourages young people to learn about the outdoors and wildlife.  If all of the prints are sold, more than $1 million will be raised.

Twenty thousand prints have been produced and are on sale in 150 Canadian Tire stores across Ontario and in select Ontario Parks stores.

The prints depict:

  • A woodland caribou in Woodland Caribou Provincial Park
  • A polar bear in Polar Bear Provincial Park
  • A common loon in Bon Echo Provincial Park
  • A peregrine falcon in Lake Superior Provincial Park.

Quick Facts

  • The matted 11” x 14” prints are available in a set of four for $299.95 or individually for $79.95. Each print includes a certificate of authenticity.

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“We are proud to partner with Robert Bateman to encourage more young people to develop an awareness of nature and an appreciation for the outdoor experiences that Ontario’s provincial parks have to offer.”

Donna Cansfield

Natural Resources Minister

“My summers spent in Ontario’s provincial parks were life changing. I want to help today’s young people experience the same enjoyment of nature that I had while growing up,”

Robert Bateman

Canadian artist and naturalist

“As one of the country’s largest retailers of outdoor equipment, and a company with a strong Canadian heritage, it is a natural fit for us to offer our customers exclusive prints depicting the great Canadian outdoors.”

Reg McLay

Senior Vice President, Canadian Tire



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