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Back and Forth: Public invited to ask questions and learn more about the low-level helicopter flying above the Illinois River Basin

Media representatives: Please join the U.S. Geological Survey, SkyTEM, and various partners for a demonstration takeoff of the low-flying helicopter...

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funds geologic mapping in Michigan

RESTON, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the Michigan Geological Survey are investing $300,000 in mapping the Upper Peninsula of Michigan...

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funds geologic mapping in Illinois

RESTON, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the Illinois State Geological Survey are investing about $525,000 to  map the Illinois-Kentucky...

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Media Alert: Low-flying helicopter will survey Illinois River Basin for geologic, water studies

Note to Editors: In the public interest and in accordance with FAA regulations, the USGS is announcing this low-level airborne project. Your...

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Upper Midwest Water Science Center Fall/Winter 2022 Newsletter is now available

Welcome to the Fall/Winter 2022 edition of the Upper Midwest Water Science Center (UMid WSC) newsletter.

This edition contains office news, a 2022...

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Launch of Northeast Wisconsin Well Water Advisory Forecast Study

The Laboratory for Infectious Disease and the Environment (usgs.gov/LIDE) recently launched the Well Water Advisory Forecast study in Northeast...

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Media Alert: Calling all Wisconsin duck hunters! USGS survey available for Green Bay and Lake Michigan

Public input requested 

An annual waterfowl harvest survey is open to duck hunter feedback now through Dec. 31 for the Green Bay and Lake Michigan...

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USGS meeting with National Agency for Water and Basic Sanitation and Geological Survey of Brazil

During week of October 17th, 2022, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Office of International Programs (OIP) team of Joel Groten, Brain McCallum, and...

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David Applegate Sworn In as Director of the U.S. Geological Survey

This release was originally shared by the Department of the Interior. 

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Dignitaries, scientists celebrate advanced technologies in Great Lakes research

ASHLAND, Wis. — Reporters are invited to an event Tuesday, August 9, showcasing the use of sailboat-like drones, autonomous underwater vehicles, large...

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COVID-19 virus can infect Mexican free-tailed bats

MADISON, Wis. — Mexican free-tailed bats can be infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus but don’t appear to spread it or become sick, according to a U.S...

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Using sensor technology to develop a recreational contact warning tool for the Grand River, Grand Rapids, MI

Using sensor technology to develop a recreational contact warning tool for the Grand River, Grand Rapids, MI

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