Support the Mammoth Site
The Mammoth Site is truly a gift from nature; our inheritance held in trust for 26,000 years. We would diminish ourselves if we failed to perceive the historical and scientific value of this discovery. As a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization, our preservation, education and research programs are primarily funded through admission and your donation.
The Learning Center for Science & Culture:State of the art!
The new Learning Center/Theater-Lecture Hall will allow for enhanced programming at the Mammoth Site including guest lectures by visiting scientists, distance education classes, public symposiums and more!
Theatre/Lecture Hall Seating:Pick your Seat!
As a Mammoth Site supporter, we invite you to go ahead and “pick your seat”!
Buy a seat in the new theatre/lecture hall and your name will be inscribed on a chair’s back. Although anyone may sit in the seat during Mammoth Site functions, a brass plate on the chair’s back will display your name or remembrance. This is a great opportunity to immortalize your spouse, parents, or children.
Internship Appeal: The Interns are Coming!!!
Each year the Mammoth Site brings 9 college students specializing in paleontology, geology, archeology, anthropology, zoology and biology to learn about our wonderful fossils.
What do the interns do? They gain valuable field experience. Under the watchful eyes of Dr. Larry Agenbroad and staff, they work with the fossils learning excavation and laboratory procedures. They document new finds, catalogue new material, monitor excavation activities, assist with educational programs, and guide visitors through the site.
The Mammoth Site provides housing, tools, and a wage for the 12 wks they are here.
9 interns = $1,200 a day
With your help we will be able to continue the internship program. Thank you.
Hebior Wooley Mammoth: We've built a Woolly!!!
That’s right, we've built wWoolly mammoth skeletal mount. This woolly is the Hebior mammoth, discovered on a Wisconsin farm. He’s a very popular guy, just google him and you’ll see why we’re all excited to have him right here in Hot Springs, SD.
This mount gives you a visual comparison of the woolly, Columbian, Santa Rosa pygmy mammoths and the pygmy elephant from the Island of Sicily.
The skeleton is a cast specimen of the original Hebior bones. The expenses were MAMMOTH.
You can help support a Woolly!!
Mapping Kiosk: Pick a bone, any bone!!!
Visitors from around the world are eager to learn about the Mammoth fossils and how they came to rest here.
In partnership with the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology (SDSMT) computer dept., a new program was designed that uses the data from ArcGIS to display a map of our bonebed on a touch-screen kiosk. Now you will simply touch a bone in the map on the kiosk to get all the information you want about it. Educating the public is part of the Mission of the Mammoth Site. This will be useful to everyone.
Your pledge will ensure that our vision to share scientific knowledge
with the public will be achieved!
OTHER GIVING OPPORTUNITIES
Building and Grounds | Education | Front Desk/Gift Shop | Lab | Office | Library
Annual Giving | Endowment | Planned Giving | Matching Gifts
Your pledge will ensure that our vision to share scientific knowledge with the public will be achieved!