Blue Rhino Studio specializes in artistic fabrication and interpretive design for museum, visitor center, and zoological environments. Located in Egan, MN, Blue Rhino often collaborates with other firms, focusing solely as fabricators of highly realistic elements. Over the last 14 years they have developed into highly sought after specialists, particularly in sculpted animals. They truly have a passion for what they do. Their studio atmosphere encourages teamwork and innovation, promoting ideas and new techniques that enhance the efficiency and durability of their work enabling them to pass the benefits along their clients. Blue Rhino Studio’s mission is to create objects and experiences that are inspiring and compelling. From scale models to larger-than-life recreations, their artists create some of the finest realistic replicas for museums and interpretive centers in the world. They also create dynamic and exciting large-scale custom sculptural pieces for trade shows, retail and public spaces. No matter what the scale or subject, their attention is always on the details. Blue Rhino’s contribution to the California Trail Interpretive Center’s exhibits include four animal models featured in the dioramas, and plant models in the Great Basin room.