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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 SurveyMay 23, 2018 @ 1:00pm
Moved into a new home? Moving? Just a nosey neighbor? Check out our well records on our website! We have all the info you could ever want to know about all the wells in Wisconsin! #WaterWednesday
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyMay 23, 2018 @ 9:00am
Harsh Ice Age conditions may have favored the selection of genes which allowed some humans to focus on tasks in great detail for long periods-- similar to Autism today #fossils #iceage #LearnSomethingToday #news
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyMay 23, 2018 @ 5:01am
A Trempealeau County field is covered in orange mud after a frac sand processing pond was breached to save a worker. Only minor injuries reported but questions remain about environmental impact of spill. More at WPR https://www.wpr.org/frac-sand-pond-drained-reaches-trempealeau-river-after-worker-rescue #FracSand #WaterWednesday
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
USGS Status Update of Kīlauea Volcano - May 22, 2018
USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory status of Kilauea volcano in Hawaii on May 22, 2018. ---------- Find this video and thousands more at https://usgs.gov/gall...
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Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyMay 22, 2018 @ 1:00pm
The last trilobites were certainly not the biggest, baddest or boldest examples of their class. Yet, they still contributed significantly to their kind's lingering legacy #TrilobiteTuesday #TheLastTrilobites
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyMay 22, 2018 @ 9:42am
10-minute update on the situation in Hawaii. #GeoHazard