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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 SurveyMar 20, 2019 @ 3:08pm
#WisconsinWednesday #DYK
Lowest Elevation in Wisconsin: found along the shore of Lake Michigan with an average elevation of 579 feet.
But lake levels are rising....“Higher levels can mean more erosion, less beach and less room to pass under bridges.” Levels across the state are expected to be above normal and will continue to rise. Read more about the most recent forecast here: https://tinyurl.com/y44xqkyq
(photo from WI DNR)
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyMar 20, 2019 @ 9:35am
Lots of kids and adults were excited about science at the Lake View School Family Science Night yesterday. Thanks for hosting us! #WGNHSoutreach
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyMar 20, 2019 @ 8:00am
"...study aims to understand the precise sources of contamination and how certain factors can reduce or increase the risk of tainted drinking" water.#WaterWednesday #coliform #nitrate #Kewaunee
https://tinyurl.com/y3qc3wlg
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyMar 20, 2019 @ 5:00am
Informational Hearing - Speaker's Task Force on Water Quality

This public hearing will feature WGNHS’s Kenneth Bradbury, Director and State Geologist, on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 10:00 AM 412 East Capital Building, Madison
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyMar 19, 2019 @ 3:06pm
Can you read a geologic map? We can help with that. http://tinyurl.com/y4zqoovz #MapsrUs
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyMar 19, 2019 @ 9:00am
TONIGHT WGNHS brings the Dazzling Display of WI Rocks & Fossils at Lake View School STEAM event 5 - 7:30 PM