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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-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 SurveyNov 23, 2017 @ 9:00am
Happy Thanksgiving from your local geologists at WGNHS!
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyNov 22, 2017 @ 3:00pm
What deposits? Marathon County = Reef (gold). Taylor County = Bend (copper and gold). More information on our fact sheet: http://wgnhs.uwex.edu/pubs/fs04/.
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyNov 22, 2017 @ 1:00pm
5 lakes with maps comparing water levels over the last 20 years. They're shrinking. #Waterwednesday
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyNov 22, 2017 @ 9:00am
Happy fall hiking season! Check out our Geo Hike Devil's Lake app before it gets too cold. It gives you high quality photos and information on the area you are hiking!
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyNov 21, 2017 @ 3:00pm
District Court Judge Mary Leahy handed down a ruling that looks like a thorough victory for Winona County and its ban against frac sand mining.#mining
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyNov 21, 2017 @ 1:00pm
Trilobites all have three main parts: the cephalon (head), thorax, and pygidium (tail piece)... click the link to learn more.. #TrilobiteTuesday

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