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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 SurveyJun 14, 2019 @ 5:01pm
"UW-Madison researchers who study Lakes Mendota, left, and Lake Monona could take advantage of deeper research connections with other UW entities under a new state collaboration." #yearofcleandrinikingwater
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJun 14, 2019 @ 5:00am
Finding fossils
Do you have a gravel driveway? A good first place to look for fossils in Wisconsin is in the rocks there.
More info here. https://wgnhs.wisc.edu/wisconsin-geology/fossils-of-wisconsin/finding-wisconsin-fossils/
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJun 13, 2019 @ 5:01pm
MapRUs! So many more to view or download FREE at: www.WisconsinGeologicalSurvey.org
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJun 13, 2019 @ 5:00am
State Geologist, Ken "Bradbury, said the next phase of the SWIGG study will analyze the source of contamination through a process called microbial source tracking." AUDIO #WGNHSresearch #yearofcleandrinkingwater
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJun 12, 2019 @ 5:00pm
New WGNHS publication: Geochemistry and mineralogy of the Wonewoc–Tunnel City contact interval strata in western Wisconsin. 2019. Zambito, Haas, Parsen and McLaughlin. WOFR2019-01 Free download at: https://wgnhs.wisc.edu/pubs/wofr201901/ #WGNHSresearch

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