St. Croix 360 is proud to premiere a a one-of-a-kind poster designed by Minnesota artist Wade Wenzel, celebrating the Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway. The poster is now available on the See America Project website – and each purchase will support St. Croix River stewardship.
The ‘See the St. Croix’ poster celebrates the river’s unique wildlife, clean water, and geology:
- wildlife – a sturgeon, a living fossil, a hundred years old, the species 200 million years old, a conservation success story
- clean waters – shimmering and crystal clear on hot August days, when boaters floating over shallow water might spy a sturgeon below
- geology – cobblestones, forged by volcanoes, carried by glaciers and floods
Poster creator Wade Wenzel is a Minnesota illustrator and graphic designer who “enjoys creating things, paddling, and daydreaming of one while doing the other.” Wade graduated from Stillwater Area High School in 1998 and frequently canoes, kayaks, and fishes the St. Croix River.
“The river is still so great because of people and groups that work to protect it,” says Wenzel. “That’s why we’re trying to help the St. Croix River Association keep doing what it’s doing.”
Two dollars from every purchase will be donated to the St. Croix River Association.
Posters are available in two sizes and framed or unframed. Each poster is hand-printed in Los Angeles. Matte paper and high quality inks make for a vibrant image.
See America is a “a crowdsourced art campaign, enlisting artists from all 50 states to create a collection of artwork celebrating our national parks and other treasured sites.” It harkens back to a Great Depression-era program to hire artists to showcase America’s natural wonders.