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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 SurveyOct 15, 2019 @ 12:00pm
Today ESW joins in the celebration of No Child Left Inside Day. http://www.earthsciweek.org/ncli
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyOct 15, 2019 @ 5:00am
Tuesday, October 15 is Earth Observation Day. Remote sensing is an exciting and powerful educational tool. https://tinyurl.com/z56hy93
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyOct 14, 2019 @ 5:01pm
"First Round Of Testing Reveals Higher Levels In Starkweather Creek" in Madison.
https://www.wpr.org/sampling-finds-elevated-levels-pfas-chemicals-madison-waterway
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyOct 14, 2019 @ 5:00am
Monday, October 14 is Earth Science Literacy Day. View: Earth Science: Big Idea, a video series that explains why Earth science literacy is important. http://www.earthsciweek.org/big-ideas
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyOct 13, 2019 @ 12:00pm
Sunday, October 13 is International Earthcache Day. Explore the world with this GPS scavenger hunt! Learn more: https://tinyurl.com/yyruu4av
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyOct 13, 2019 @ 11:00am
Earth Science Week begins today. The 2019 theme is "Geoscience is for Everyone". More info on ESW here: http://www.earthsciweek.org/about-esw
(WI geology info here https://wgnhs.wisc.edu/wisconsin-geology/)

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