UW Extension
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 http://arcg.is/1ifCD50