Take a Tour on the Collection’s Side


Hear directly from our renowned researchers and curators as they walk you through collections not on view to the public and update you on their latest research and fieldwork. Join us and take a peek at the extraordinary things that …

Plant of the week: Orogenia linearifolia (Indian Potato or Turkey Peas)


A member of the carrot/parsley family, Orogenia is only a couple of inches tall with a root that goes much deeper. The petals are white but the anthers and the top of the ovary are dark purplish, giving the look …



ichthyologyThe IMNH fish collection includes approximately 1000 specimens. Most of the specimens come from collections made by Professors and students in the Biological Sciences. Geographically, they represent the state of Idaho with concentration in Southeast Idaho.

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