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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 SurveySep 20, 2018 @ 9:00am
#ThrowbackThursday to field camp in 1918. (We are still wearing waders, still mapping, at WGNHS). More photos at UWDC
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveySep 19, 2018 @ 6:00pm
WGNHS geologists Genthe and Hart were part of "Rockfest - A bedrock mapping field day", an NRCS Wisconsin event held on 9/6/2018. More at http://tinyurl.com/ybdm8boz
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveySep 19, 2018 @ 4:08pm
Unfortunately, it might be time to take another look at this video about responding to the effects of flooding in our area.
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Public Television
It’s Noon Wednesday and parts of Wisconsin have been flooded the last few weeks, but what is happening underneath the surface can tell us a lot about what to expect going forward. Mike Parsen of the Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey is here to tell us more.
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveySep 19, 2018 @ 3:00pm
In Door County, septic system effluent can move through thin soil into underlying karst bedrock and groundwater. We are sampling five wetlands for water quality indicators to help manage endangered Hine's Emerald Dragonfly habitat. http://tinyurl.com/yaubdqa7 #WaterWednesday #WGNHSresearch
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveySep 19, 2018 @ 9:00am
#WaterWednesday Questions about water? USGS has lots of answers (and activities for the classroom). Click below https://water.usgs.gov/edu/
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveySep 18, 2018 @ 3:00pm
Rawling (WGNHS) is continuing his collaboration with Zoet (UW-Geoscience) on #drumlins in Wisconsin. More at http://tinyurl.com/yb4mbeol #IceAge #WGNHSresearch