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Wisconsin's state fossil, Calymene celebraLink to People page (staff photo taken during 2016 field trip)

Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey

The Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey (WGNHS) has been working to serve Wisconsin for over 100 years. Part of University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension, we provide objective scientific information about the geology, mineral resources, and water resources of Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyMay 24, 2019 @ 5:01pm
Chippewa County government says potential bankruptcy doesn’t change mine reclamation requirements or plans for frac sand mines. #FracSandFriday
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyMay 24, 2019 @ 12:00pm
Dinosaur With Bat Wings Was More Than Legend
Chinese scientists first thought it was a prehistoric bird, until chipping away at the fossil revealed surprising features. #FossilFriday NYTimes http://tinyurl.com/y6o43shn
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyMay 24, 2019 @ 5:25am
"The legislation calls for standards to be set for [PFAS in} drinking water, groundwater, lakes, streams, sediment, solid waste and air. "
#yearofcleandrinkingingwater
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyMay 23, 2019 @ 5:01pm
#ThrowbackThursday Williams and Hanchett in Florence County, WI.
More historic WGNHS photos at https://uwdc.library.wisc.edu/collections/EcoNatRes/WGNHS/ #outstandinginourfield
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyMay 23, 2019 @ 5:00am
If your water smells funny, get it tested. What else do you need to know? DNR can help with that. Really. https://dnr.wi.gov/topic/DrinkingWater/quality.html
#yearofcleandrinkingwater

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