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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 SurveyNov 14, 2018 @ 9:00am
Lake Mendota is "Mixed Up" !! Here we can get an idea of what happens to one of our local lakes once fall rolls around.
"When it turns over in the fall, a huge load of previously unavailable nutrients get mixed to the surface and we see blooms." https://tinyurl.com/y6uezuj6 #WaterWednesday
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyNov 14, 2018 @ 5:00am
November 14th is GIS day! Thanks to the Survey Geographic Information Systems specialists who make our maps, visualize our data, and understand location. Location is everything! #mapsRus
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyNov 13, 2018 @ 4:15pm
#WGNHS - Full of great people and even better opportunities! 4 open positions currently accepting applications! Check out https://wgnhs.uwex.edu/jobs/ for more information!
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyNov 13, 2018 @ 12:00pm
#TrilobiteTuesday is a great excuse to make your own paper trilobite! Print the PDF from http://jclahr.com/alaska/aeic/taurho/. Get out your scissors and a glue stick!
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyNov 13, 2018 @ 6:00am
Geology: "It invites you, from your vantage point in the present, to summon up Earth’s deep past and far future—to see these parallel worlds with your own eyes, like digital overlays." Marcia Bjornerud Lawrence University
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyNov 12, 2018 @ 4:00pm
Today is #MineralMonday ! This mineral is florencite, a very rare member of the cradallite group. You can find more information and photos at our website as well as more minerals!
https://wgnhs.uwex.edu/minerals/florencitece/