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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 SurveyJan 17, 2018 @ 3:00pm
This map depicts depletion over the time period of 1900 to 2008 and is measured in cubic kilometers. Thanks AGI. USGS webpage at https://water.usgs.gov/edu/gwdepletion.html #WaterWednesday
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJan 17, 2018 @ 9:00am
The resolution calls for the Health Department to include women of childbearing age (15-45) in the group that should be using a water filter. #WaterWednesday #Lead
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJan 17, 2018 @ 5:07am
The sand boom is happening in what's called the Permian Basin, where most of the nation's oil is extracted. #FracSand
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJan 16, 2018 @ 4:00pm
Do you like our 3D WI map? It has its own web pages! Click below.
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJan 16, 2018 @ 3:00pm
NEW! Quaternary Geology of Calumet and Manitowoc Counties, WI See what the glaciers left behind. http://wgnhs.uwex.edu/pubs/000951/

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