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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 SurveyDec 12, 2017 @ 9:00am
New research adds evidence to a theory that claims the cores of rocky planets were formed when molten metal percolated to the center of the planet
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyDec 12, 2017 @ 5:47am
On #TrilobiteTuesday learn about Wisconsin trilobites. Click below.
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyDec 12, 2017 @ 5:41am
Ever wondered what a trilobite fossil really is? Check out the trilobite information section on our website to learn more..
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyDec 11, 2017 @ 3:00pm
Joining Walker at the signing ceremony in Rhinelander will be four students from Wisconsin who are studying mining or geology in college. #Wiscgeo
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyDec 11, 2017 @ 1:00pm
Wisconsin is full of intersting minerals! Check them out on our website! #MineralMonday #WiscGeo
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyDec 11, 2017 @ 9:15am
Patagonia joins the growing number of Native American coalitions and environmental groups who are planning to challenge the President's executive orders in court

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