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Badger Talks Live - Stories in Stone From the UW Geology Museum!

Speaker: Brooke Norsted, Assistant Director, UW Geology Museum

Event Details

Tuesday, February 9, 2021
12 p.m.
Travel through time to discover some surprising stories of Wisconsin’s geological past featuring volcanoes, tropical seas, and mastodons! We will focus on three very different times in our state’s history and examine rocks and fossils which help us piece together how very different it used to be here. Brooke Norsted, Assistant Director of the UW Geology Museum, will be our guide as we hop around the state visiting quarries, state parks and road cuts which yield fascinating specimens and stories.