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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 SurveyJul 21, 2019 @ 12:45pm
Geology of Lake Mendota (and some Madison history). Beautiful weather to be on the water ... and to see some rocks. #WGNHSoutreach
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJul 21, 2019 @ 12:00pm
"The closer scientists look at theories of how the moon formed, the more questions they find." #WeekendRead
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJul 21, 2019 @ 10:00am
Had the Apollo program stopped after July 21, 1969, another astronaut says, its lunar samples would have been enough to reshape knowledge of the solar system.
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJul 20, 2019 @ 12:00pm
TEACHERS NASA has lots of printable STEM guides, activities and posters. Look here: https://spacestem.nasa.gov/printables #Apollo50th
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJul 20, 2019 @ 10:00am
"A real-time journey through the first landing on the Moon
This website consists entirely of original historical mission material" #Apollo50th
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJul 20, 2019 @ 9:00am
"Tranquility base. The eagle has landed." This site commemorates that historic walk on themoon on July 20, 1969. Links to lots of resources. https://www.nasa.gov/specials/apollo50th/

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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.