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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 21, 2019 @ 3:57pm
How to read a geologic map
A brief primer on geologic maps: What they are, how they’re made, and how they’re used. https://wgnhs.wisc.edu/wisconsin-geology/bedrock-geology/ #TeachingTuesday
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyMay 21, 2019 @ 5:00am
Field and lab assistant geologist, Analiese Genthe, is working on the Central Sands Lake Study doing passive seismic surveys. https://arcg.is/1aCrXG #outstandingourfield #WGNHSresearch
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyMay 20, 2019 @ 5:01pm
The event, called Improving Surface Water and Groundwater Quality, (was) to help connect the research, scholarship and resources of UW–Madison with the people and on-the-ground expertise of Extension, https://news.wisc.edu/uw-madison-and-extension-collaborate-on-wisconsins-water-quality/.
#yearofcleandrinkingwater
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyMay 20, 2019 @ 12:00pm
Save the Date!
Half-price clearance sale for WGNHS publications starts in SIX weeks.
Closing Map Sales end of 2019.
Start your list.https://wgnhs.wisc.edu/publications-home/
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyMay 20, 2019 @ 5:00am
Carsyn Ames is WGNHS Samples Coordinator. Her areas of expertise include: samples curation, core repository, and core management. More https://wgnhs.uwex.edu/about/people/carsyn-ames/. #StaffSpotlight
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyMay 19, 2019 @ 12:00pm
Take a deep breath: Now, thank the rocks beneath your feet. Check out this article about work being done by Shanan Peters' team at UW-Madison's Dept of Geoscience. http://tinyurl.com/y6jerdfj #WeekendRead

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Map Sales Announcement

Map Sales will be closing at the end of 2019. Stock up on paper copies of your favorite maps and publications while supplies last.