Gov. Jim Risch and Laura Hubbard, state director of the Nature Conservancy, (bottom) admire the cascading waterfalls (top) at the newly named Thousand Springs State Park Complex today from the loft of the historic Minnie Miller Dairy Barn near Hagerman, Idaho. More than 300 acres of the Thousand Springs Preserve near Hagerman, including Ritter Island and two miles of Snake River riverfront. The land, a gift from The Nature Conservancy, comes with a donation of a $1 million endowment that will pay for its upkeep here/Darin Oswald, Idaho Statesman/AP Photos.
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