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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 SurveyOct 15, 2018 @ 4:14pm
The Great Unconformity is a great read for Earth Science Literacy Day (and the photos in the article are wonderful). Go to this link https://tinyurl.com/y97ztg39 #ESW2018
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyOct 15, 2018 @ 9:00am
Today is Earth Science Literacy Day. Learn the fundamentals of geosciences with Earth Science: Big Idea, a video series developed to explain why Earth science literacy is important. https://www.earthsciweek.org/big-ideas #ESW2018
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyOct 15, 2018 @ 4:59am
At Wisconsin Science Festival last week, WGNHS introduced more than 1,100 people, big and small, to the water cycle, wells, and groundwater using the shoe box groundwater model: https://wgnhs.uwex.edu/education-resources/lesson-plans/ (Thanks for the help, Carsyn).
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyOct 14, 2018 @ 12:00pm
International Earthcache Day. Explore the world with this GPS scavenger hunt! http://www.geosociety.org/earthcache #ESW2018
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyOct 14, 2018 @ 6:29am
Great Lakes Compact is subject of a book and author interview here: https://tinyurl.com/ydasccfy #WeekendRead
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyOct 13, 2018 @ 12:00pm
The Geologic Evolution of Iceland: Part I - Land of Hot Rocks and Water in All of Its Forms. Long form illustrated blog post. Click here: https://written-in-stone-seen-through-my-lens.blogspot.com/2018/ #Weekendread #Learnsomethingnew