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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 SurveyApr 20, 2019 @ 4:16pm
#SaturdaySmile What kind of plant can grow on your hand? A palm tree!
Earth Day/Week humor :)
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyApr 20, 2019 @ 11:00am
City of Madison Parks has Earth Day Challenge on April 27 10 - 12. Register here: http://www.cityofmadison.com/parks/events/earthdaychallenge.cfm
Additional Earth Day events listed here (https://www.danebuylocal.com/earth-day-2019)
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyApr 19, 2019 @ 5:00pm
Check out our Earth Science Week pinterest page for some fun activities for Earth Day on the 22nd!
https://www.pinterest.com/WGNHS/earth-science-week/
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyApr 19, 2019 @ 5:00am
Find out why “Trilobites,” Dr. Fortey has written, “were veritable fossil factories.”in this NYTimes 2014 article. https://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/04/science/when-trilobites-ruled-the-world.html
#FossilFriday
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyApr 18, 2019 @ 5:00pm
On #ThrowbackThursday, take a look at the projects WGNHS completed in 2017. Story Map at https://tinyurl.com/y3ujd3uf.
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyApr 18, 2019 @ 5:00am
DYK? Our mission includes archiving (along with collecting, interpreting, and distributing) information about Wisconsin’s natural resources. Brad Gottschalk is the archivist at the Wisconsin Geological Survey. Learn more at https://wgnhs.uwex.edu/research/staff-projects/making-fragile-historical-collections-accessible/
#ThrowbackThursday