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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 SurveyAug 15, 2018 @ 1:00pm
Yeah they said not to chase waterfalls but who cares! Check out these amazing waterfalls in
the United States! #WaterWednesday
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyAug 15, 2018 @ 9:00am
Earth Science Week is right around the corner! October 14-20 will be full of fun! Stay tuned for more!
Meanwhile check out the website: https://www.earthsciweek.org/
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyAug 15, 2018 @ 5:00am
Click below to read about the reversal of the Wisconsin River - the ancient Wyalusing River.
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyAug 14, 2018 @ 3:05pm
P is for Phenakite! "Phenakite occurs in pockets in pegmatite dikes in the Nine-Mile Pluton exposed in the “rotten granite” quarries near Wausau." #ABCminerals
Learn more: https://wgnhs.uwex.edu/minerals/phenakite/
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyAug 14, 2018 @ 1:00pm
#TrilobiteTuesday brought to you by the American Museum of Natural History's top ten trilobites! Here's one of them!
Check out the rest: https://www.amnh.org/our-research/paleontology/paleontology-faq/trilobite-website/the-trilobite-files/trilobite-top-tens
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyAug 14, 2018 @ 9:00am
Groundwater may weaken earthquakes! Yet another reason to protect it!
Read more: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180806095201.htm