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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 SurveyFeb 20, 2019 @ 3:31pm
#WisconsinWednesday Did you know, a vast majority of all the natural lakes in Wisconsin have resulted from glaciers! #FunFacts #DYK
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyFeb 20, 2019 @ 8:26am
This article goes "in depth" about nitrate contamination in the northern Juneau County town of Armenia and other areas within Wisconsin. Read here: https://www.wiscnews.com/juneaucountystartimes/news/local/in-depth-wisconsinites-fight-for-quality-water/article_602bdf97-ae26-5fa4-9985-a92d2b3abffe.html
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyFeb 20, 2019 @ 5:53am
Tired of the snow? We are! "Travels in Geology: Mid-ocean volcanic excursion: The calderas and caldeiras of the Azores" Earth Magazine https://tinyurl.com/y66z94h5 #Islandlife #AnyplaceWarm
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyFeb 19, 2019 @ 2:42pm
Hurray for our director, Ken Bradbury, on his 31st Birke!!! Held this Saturday February 23rd, this event is North America’s largest cross-country ski race! (photos from James Netz Photography) https://www.birkie.com/ski/events/birkie/?fbclid=IwAR2G2A79T95lTHN_wETzz9UiHKwGAAbuTDE4DL308Pmg3ZPZc4de54nSJGI
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyFeb 19, 2019 @ 7:58am
#TrilobiteTuesday “Evolutionary researchers have pondered if trilobites were related to agnostids, and the new research proves the connection… agnostids to trilobites as distant cousins.” #NewFossils #CoolScience
Read all about it here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/agnostid-burgess-shale-fossils-1.4980093
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey