Wanuskewin Heritage Park is getting more financial support to help their bid to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

In a media release sent out Tuesday The Mosaic Company announced their contribution of $500,000 to help support the heritage park’s UNESCO Ready campaign.

Bruce Bodine, a senior vice president with Mosaic said Wanuskewin’s push to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site is an effort the company wants to support.

“Wanuskewin Heritage Park is a cultural jewel in Saskatchewan, with so much more to uncover. Mosaic is ready to support Wanuskewin’s bold plan to earn the first UNESCO World Heritage Site designation in Saskatchewan,” he said.

According to Mosaic with this most recent contribution they have now given $1 million to the heritage park to support their UNESCO bid.

Darlene Brander, CEO of Wanuskewin said their work to get a UNESCO designation has been a long term project. She added the contribution from Mosaic sends a good message about the work the park is doing.

“We are worthy of having a world class designation and we want to take action to support that vision,” she said.