Exhibits of 2013

Hagerman Historical Society

The Hagerman Horse at the Hagerman Historical Society Museum

Come by the Hagerman Valley Historical Society booth at the Thousand Springs Festival. We will have photos, films, and artifacts from the Valley's early days on display. There will also be historic books and DVDs, and tee shirts for sale. After you're done at the Festival, be sure to stop by our museum sometime to see the famous Hagerman Horse!

For more information, visit http://www.museumsusa.org/museums/info/1158552

Twin Falls County Historical Society

Photographer Clarence Bisbee's historic camera and box at the Twin Falls County Historical Society Museum

The Twin Falls County Historical Museum will display agricultural memorabilia, and will have posters and books on local history for sale. Visitors to the booth may also sign up for membership in the TF County Historical Society. After you're done at the Festival, be sure to stop by our museum sometime to see historical memorabilia such as photographer Clarence Bisbee's historic camera and box!

For more information about the museum, visit http://www.museumsusa.org/museums/info/1158561

Thousand Springs State Park
Idaho Department of Parks & Recreation

The Idaho Department of Parks & Recreation's OHV educational trailer

The IDPR will have an OHV educational trailer on site, with information and activities for adults and kids alike, as well as handouts, stickers, and flyers. Come find out what your state parks have to offer!

For more information, visit http://parksandrecreation.idaho.gov/parks/thousandsprings.aspx

Herrett Center for Arts & Science

Reptiles on display from the Herret Science Center

The Herrett Center for Arts and Science is a non-profit museum on the main campus of the College of Southern Idaho in Twin Falls, Idaho, USA. Its purpose is primarily educational, offering programs to elementary and secondary school students, CSI students, and the adult community of south-central Idaho. The Center collects, preserves, interprets, and exhibits anthropological artifacts and natural history specimens with an emphasis on the prehistoric American continents.

For more information, visit http://herrett.csi.edu

Conservation Seeding & Restoration, Inc.

Conservation Seeding & Restoration

CSR, Inc. - Discover the benefits of Native Plants!

We're your one-stop shop for all your native restoration needs. From the smallest residential back yard to large scale wildland restoration; from riparian areas to uplands, we are dedicated to restoring properly functioning, sustainable native habitats.

For more information, visit http://www.csr-inc.com

Jerome County Historical Society

The Goals And Objectives Of The Jerome County Historical Society are:

  • To bring together those people interested in Jerome County history.
  • To promote interest in, concern for, and appreciation of our heritage.
  • To investigate and preserve Jerome County memorabilia.
  • To establish a museum and oral history library concerning Jerome County.
  • For more information, visit http://www.historicaljeromecounty.com

Hagerman Fossil Beds
National Park Service

Many interesting experiences await you at the Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument! We have the largest concentration of Hagerman Horse (Equus simplicidens) fossils in North America - 30 complete horse fossils and portions of 200 individual horses. We protect the world's richest late Pliocene epoch (3 - 4 mya) fossil deposits: over 220 species of plants and animals! Come on by and glimpse life before the last Ice Age and view earliest appearance of modern flora and fauna.

For more information, visit http://www.nps.gov/hafo

Animal & Veterinary Science
University of Idaho

University of Idaho's Department of Animal and Veterinary Science prepares students in the fields of animal science-production, dairy science, agribusiness, range livestock management, and pre-veterinary science.

Dr. Mireille Chahine, a Dairy Extension Specialist with the University, will be on hand with some display material.

For more information, visit http://www.avs.uidaho.edu

Hagerman National Fish Hatchery
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

The Hagerman National Fish Hatchery is located about 30 miles west of Twin Falls, Idaho at the Thousand Springs Reach of Eastern Snake River Plain Aquifer. Under the Lower Snake River Fish and Wildlife Compensation Plan (LSRCP), over 1.4 million steelhead are produced annually to mitigate for fish and wildlife losses caused by the construction of four dams on the lower Snake River (Lower Granite, Little Goose, Lower Monumental, Ice Harbor). The Hatchery also produces 130,000 Rainbow trout to mitigate for Dworshak Dam in northern Idaho

For more information, visit http://www.fws.gov/hagerman

Southern Idaho Land Trust

The Southern Idaho Land Trust, Inc. is a private non-profit organization, managed by local residents, whose mission is to provide landowners with voluntary opportunities to preserve and protect lands for the future.

It is specifically designed to meet the needs of Idaho citizens who care about Idaho’s lands and are interested in good land stewardship, while preserving natural resources and maintaining quality of life.

For more information, visit http://www.siltinc.org